April 29, 2004

US Launches First CAN-SPAM Lawsuits

The investigation involved cooperation with AOL, where the four men
had registered e-mail addresses, and with Hotmail, whose users had
been hit by a mass mailing from the company.

In the first case brought under the CAN-SPAM Act that took effect January 1st,
U.S. federal officials have charged four men from suburban Detroit,
Michigan, with bombarding consumers with unwanted e-mail messages.

Link: ecommercetimes.com

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