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Australian spammer fined $5.5 million

October 30th 2006 in Uncategorized

Not too shabby for 12 months of misbehaviour…

 http://australianit.news.com.au/articles/0,7204,20669063%5E15306%5E%5Enbv%5E,00.html

"A PERTH-based company has been fined $5.5 million for sending millions of unsolicited emails, with a judge labelling the spam annoying, costly to combat, and a threat to the internet.

It is the first time an Australian company has been fined under the federal Government's spam laws, introduced in April 2004."

Orders and Reasons for Judgment – last updated 13 April 2006
http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/cases/cth/federal_ct/2006/410.html

Orders and Reasons for decision – last updated 30 October 2006
http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/cases/cth/federal_ct/2006/1399.html

 


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