Friday, April 7, 2017

Twitch takes PayPal and others to court over ambitious spambot

Twitch is on the warpath as a spambot has decimated almost 1,000 channels with disturbing chat messages. Now it’s taking multiple companies, including PayPal and Whois, to court to try and stop the spammer. The petition, filed in British Columbia’s Supreme Court, puts PayPal, Whois, and telecommunications company Shaw Communications on notice. The full petition has been revealed by Ars Technica. Twitch asks that each of the companies on notice provide information on the spammer, or rather with the customer associated with the IP address it’s traced. It claims each of these companies is involved by way of allowing the spambot…

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