AOL is sharing the spoils of their lawsuits. A 2002 Porsche Boxster S, won in a settlement in their lawsuits against spammers is now the grand prize of an AOL sweepstakes launching today.
When AOL launched its lawsuits against spammers, they went straight after the spoils of the spam business. “We’ll take cars, houses, boats, whatever we can find and get a hold of.
Usually, assets are used to pay lawyers, and towards their anti-spam team, but in this case they made an exception because of the cars symbolic value. “Here was a spammer who made some money fast. He bought himself a Porsche”