Dutch Judge Rejects Bulk Mail Ban

from the eat-your-spam-and-like-it dept

An ISP in Amsterdam tried to charge a spammer ?50 for each spam it sent to customers of the ISP. A judge, however, has said that wasn’t fair, and that if people didn’t like getting spam, they should just change their email address. The ISP claims that thanks to the right to privacy and network ownership rights, they could charge the spammer with a civil offense. I wonder if the judge has an email address, that isn’t receiving enough spam… He shouldn’t complain, if he is, because (after all) it’s easy enough to change his email address…

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