STATEMENT BY SPAM ARREST LLC CONCERNING MAILBLOCKS LITIGATION
Seattle, Washington -- August 13, 2004
Spam Arrest and Mailblocks have amicably settled a longstanding patent lawsuit pending in federal court in Seattle. The terms of the settlement are confidential, and the two companies are now requesting that the Court dismiss the case against Spam Arrest pursuant to an agreed order. Spam Arrest and Mailblocks are the only companies in the United States that are officially licensed to offer web-based spam email filtering using Mailblocks' patented technology.
Mailblocks has been acquired by America Online, Inc. Spam Arrest offers free and paid challenge/response protected e-mail services and is based in Seattle, Washington.
ABOUT SPAM ARREST
Spam Arrest LLC is a Seattle-based company that has developed an efficient, simple and inexpensive system that stops spam. The company has been growing substantially since the launch of its product. Software download is not required and the system is not intrusive. After a sender's first message to a Spam Arrest subscriber is verified, there is no further interaction. Subscribers may also pre-authorize senders. Spam Arrest continually monitors automated junk email techniques and upgrades automatically as necessary to protect its subscribers. For more information visit http://www.spamarrest.com or email email@example.com.
FOR INTERVIEWS OR QUESTIONS:
Brian Cartmell, CEO of Spam Arrest LLC, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Derek A. Newman of Newman & Newman, LLP, attorney for Spam Arrest LLC, (206) 274-2800