Wednesday, September 20, 2006

The battle against spam gets a set back

Greetings from slightly hazy Istanbul!

An obviously uninformed US federal judge ordered Spamhaus to pay $11.7 million dollars to an "e-mail marketing company" called e360 Insight and to issue an official, public apology. Obviously this judge does not use e-mail. And, this judge does not understand that Spamhaus does not actually block anything, but provides a list that others use voluntarily. This sets a very ugly trend for those of us that thing a "well run" and "not too agressive" block list is a good thing.

Read more at MSNBC.


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