FCC Fines Fax.com $5.38 Million For Junk Faxes

from the but-when-do-they-go-after-spam.com? dept

The FCC has decided to fine Fax.com $5.38 million, claiming they violated anti-unsolicited fax laws repeatedly. Apparently, the FCC had warned the company a number of times, and Fax.com kept at it. It'll be interesting to see how the company responds. It's still never been made completely clear to me why we can't just make anti-junk fax laws cover spam as well.

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  1. identicon
    alc, 10 Jun 2005 @ 7:30am

    Re: Do you print out your SPAM mail?

    Actually, that's not true -- SPAM costs a lot of money in network administration and hardware (to handle the additional email) costs.

    More info:
    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A21657-2004Jun7.html
    and
    http://www.washingtonpost. com/ac2/wp-dyn/A17754-2003Mar12

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