The Spam Diaries

News and musings about the fight against spam.
 by Edward Falk

Sunday, May 21, 2006

National spam news

Kodak's Ofoto service fined under CAN SPAM act. According to the U.K. Register, has been fined for sending two million spam emails promoting it's Ofoto service. The fine will be the same amount Kodak made from the spam* — $26,331 — placing it in the slap-on-the-wrist catagory . In addition, Kodak has agreed to send no more spam* and to implement compliance monitoring. (Other coverage: Security Pro news.)

Cell phone spam reaches the U.S.? The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review has a short article about cell phone spam being used to promote pump-n-dump schemes.


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