If you read last week’s issue of the Internet Legal Research Weekly, you’ll know we’re currently talking about spam — how it happens, and how to avoid it. This article from the New York Times Technology Page reports how tens of thousands of e-mail newsletter subscribers have been receiving porn spam and other unsolicited e-mail. sparkLIST, the company that hosts the newsletters, says there’s no evidence their database was compromised — but how else can the spammers have gotten the addresses?