Feds Charge First Spammers Under CAN SPAM

from the will-it-help? dept

Well, we've already seen ISPs file CAN SPAM lawsuits, but now the feds are stepping in and have charged four people with spamming under the law. The four are charged with hiding their identities while sending out weight loss spam. Of course, all of these lawsuits don't seem to have done much to slow down spam. Plenty of studies have shown that spam levels have kept going up at about the same pace as they were before CAN SPAM. Personally, since CAN SPAM has gone into effect in January, my daily spam loads have more than doubled.

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