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Feel free to speculate on possible future effects on SpamCop.
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From: Ellen <nobody[at]spamcop.net>

Newsgroups: spamcop

Subject: Re: Cisco buys IronPort!!!

Date: Thu, 04 Jan 2007 07:40:27 -0500

Organization: SpamCop

Xref: news.spamcop.net spamcop:163314

Andrew Engels Rump (formerly Leif Andrew Rump) wrote:

> Cisco to buy security firm for $830 million


> 01/04/07 06:04 AM, EST


> Top U.S. network equipment maker Cisco Systems Inc. said Thursday it will

> buy Web messaging and e-mail security firm IronPort Systems Inc. for $830

> million to tap growing demand for anti-virus and anti-spam software.


> http://money.cnn.com/2007/01/04/technology....reut/index.htm


> Andrew Engels Rump

We do not anticipate any changes to SpamCop as a result of the

buyout/merger. IronPort will remain as an entity under Cisco with the

same management team.



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