Spam 2.0

The Washington Post has a great article in today’s paper about web 2.0 sites and malware. Go give it a good read by clicking here. This is one point I didn’t know about:

But wait a minute–how can people get away with selling programs for breaking into your PC or stealing your identity? Simple: Selling malware is not directly illegal in the United States (or nearly anywhere else). Only using it is illegal.

Well damn.