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Industry Coordinates Lawsuits Against CAN-SPAM Violators

Microsoft press release, March 10, 2004:

  • “America Online Inc., EarthLink Inc., Microsoft Corp. and Yahoo! Inc. today jointly announced that their collaborative anti-spam industry efforts have resulted in the coordinated filing of the first major industry lawsuits under the new federal anti-spam law, the Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Po***graphy and Marketing (CAN-SPAM) Act of 2003, which went into effect Jan. 1.
    The country’s four leading e-mail and Internet service providers announced the combined filing of six lawsuits against hundreds of defendants, including some of the nation’s most notorious large-scale spammers.” (Summaries of the cases are referenced in this press release.)
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