FC: Dutch ISP wins suit -- spammer will be fined $45 per spam

From: Declan McCullagh (declanat_private)
Date: Thu Mar 07 2002 - 11:05:48 PST

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    Here's an English-language report on Xs4all's initial suit against AbFab:
    Date: Thu, 07 Mar 2002 19:47:15 +0100
    From: chefren <chefrenat_private>
    To: declanat_private
    Subject: Xs4all wins Spam case
    Hello Declan,
    Xs4all just won a case against AbFab about spam.
    The interesting thing is that the judge said that because Xs4all prohibits 
    their own customers to =send= e-mail it doesn't have to route that kind of 
    traffic to it's customers.
    AbFab may not send any spam to customers with e-mail adresses ending in 
    "xs4all", if it does it has to pay 50 euro for each case and 2.500.000 euro 
    The verdict is published on the official site:
    (Unfortunately all Dutch...)
    Chefren Hagens
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