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Largest spam gang fined $15m by US court$

Largest spam gang fined $15m by US court$: A US district court has ordered the largest known ‘spam gang’ to pay $15.5 million ($£9.4 million) for sending e-mails estimated to have accounted for as much…

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Landmark Spamming, Obscenity Appeals Case Heats Up

Landmark Spamming, Obscenity Appeals Case Heats Up: “Appellants representing the first convictions in the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for online obscenity not involving child pornography and the first convictions ever under the federal…



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Facebook wins record $873m fine against spammer

Facebook wins record $873m fine against spammer: “Facebook has won a $873m judgment against a Canadian sued for spamming users of the social networking site with ‘sexually explicit’ messages after hacking into the profiles of…


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Ofcom fines Barclaycard over silent calls

Ofcom fines Barclaycard over silent calls: “Ofcom has fined Britain’s biggest credit card company Barclaycard £50,000 over silent phone calls made on behalf of the company. The telecoms regulator called Barclaycard’s behaviour ‘the most serious’…