Michael Kors handbags | cheap Michael Kors handbags outlet 9630

Email death threat spreads

The email message, which comes from an America Online return address, reads as follows:"Hello, my name is Andy. I know
Michael Kors handbags where you live and I know where your kids sleep. This is NOT a joke."the email message, which apparently belonged to the family of a teenager named Andy, has been disconnected. The teenager "has never been looked at" as a suspect, according to John Ryan, assistant general counsel for AOL."We’re working closely with the FBI," Ryan said. "This is a criminal investigation, and we’re cooperating fully with the FBI."Ryan said the account from which the message was transmitted was terminated, but he declined to give further details.An FBI spokesman could not immediately be reached for .AOL spokesperson Tricia Primrose said AOL has "no idea" how many of its members received the threat.Yahoo’s "customer care" team has not received complaints from users regarding the threat as yet, according to
cheap Michael Kors handbags outlet Wendy Yanovitch, vice president of member services for Yahoo. He said today that
michael kors handbags outlet he believes the sender got his email address from his posts to the "alt.2600" newsgroup,
Michael Kors handbags outlet which discusses hacking and technology issues."My Yahoo account was frozen for a few days," Killingbeck said. "I’ve had that account for more than six months, and
Michael Kors handbags this is the first time I didn’t have access."He said tech support was able to restore his account quickly once he alerted them about the problem.Overall, email threats are "not very widespread," Yanovitch said today. "There is the occasional report of an event like this."She noted that the Yahoo Mail terms of service address threatening email.When registering for an account, users agree to the terms, which include the following: "You agree not to use the service for illegal purposes
cheap Michael kors handbags outlet or for the transmission of material that is unlawful, harassing, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene, tortious, or otherwise objectionable, or that infringes or may infringe the intellectual property or other rights of another."Though that clause
cheap Michael kors handbags outlet refers to users of the
cheap michael kors mail service and the email threat came from AOL, Yanovitch said: "We’re concerned with maintaining an open and friendly environment," and the firm would cooperate with any law enforcement investigation. She said the customer care team deals with complaints on an individual basis."There probably has always been an element like this on the Internet," she added. "It’s a small population. The bulk of people who use our service want to do good things."Killingbeck, who does not have children, said he was angered by the email message, but not frightened by it."I knew it was probably some 12 year old acting their age," he said. But "Something like this gives the Net a bad name."Articles Connexes:

Articles Connexes: