The Spam Diaries

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

Wednesday, January 17, 2007

President of Japanese dating company arrested for spamming.

Yes, this is definately looking like the year we'll be seeing a lot of spammers in court.

According to Mainichi Daily News, Yoshimitsu Hirono, the president of Tokyo-based dating site operator Takumi Tsushin, was arrested along with three other people for sending 5.4 billion spams with forged sender data, in violation against Japanese anti-spam laws.

Story: President of company suspected of sending 5.4 billion spam e-mails arrested.


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