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'BranchOut' Will Help You Land a Job by Spamming Your Facebook Friends

Are you unafraid to annoy your Facebook friends until you finally land that new job? There's now an app for that. According to its description, 'BranchOut' is supposed to provide you with "inside connections at hundreds of companies" by "expanding your career network through all of your friends on Facebook." And how does it do that? With spam, apparently. Once you download 'BranchOut,' the too...

Former Marketer Now Scourge of Spammers Everywhere

Everyone hates spam, but few hate it quite as much as Daniel Balsam does. Eight years ago, Balsam suddenly decided that he'd seen enough spam pollute his inbox, and decided to do something about it. He quit his job in marketing, created a website called, went to law school, and devoted his career to bringing spammers to justice. Since then, he's taken myriad spammers to court, an...