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Bresnan Joins Electronic Messaging Group

Bresnan Communications Thursday announced it has joined the Messaging Anti-Abuse Working Group (MAAWG), a global organization focused on preserving electronic messaging from online exploits and abuse.

San Francisco-based MAAWG is comprised of Internet service providers, technology vendors and network operators, the group strives to stamp out messaging spam, virus attacks and denial of service attacks by focusing on technology, industry collaboration and public policy initiatives.

“Providing a safe and secure e-mail system for our customers is paramount,” Jeffrey DeMond, president of Bresnan Communications, said in a statement. “Through our membership in MAAWG, Bresnan will take an active roll in creating the best practices to reduce span, spyware, phishing and e-mail abuse.”

Bresnan Communications serves more than 315,000 telecommunication customers throughout Colorado, Montana, Wyoming and Utah, providing digital cable, high-speed Internet service and high-definition TV service.

Last week, the Purchase, N.Y.-based company announced it had expanded its online ad insertion capabilities with the purchase of Rev-Gen ad server units from AdGorilla.