Peacefire.org Wins Spam Suits
Source: Newsbytes - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Security Projects Bennett Haselton, the Webmaster for anti-Internet censorship Web site Peacefire.org, is the latest in a string of Washington residents to emerge victorious in small claims court by invoking the state's new law against unsolicited bulk e-mail. While the $2,000 in damages . . . Bennett Haselton, the Webmaster for anti-Internet censorship Web site Peacefire.org, is the latest in a string of Washington residents to emerge victorious in small claims court by invoking the state's new law against unsolicited bulk e-mail. While the $2,000 in damages he?s won would hardly seem worth the six-month fight, Haselton said he'll soon be taking more spammers to court now that he's learned how to work the system.

"Now that I've got the hang of it, I'll probably be at the courtroom just about every week, since I get more than enough spam to keep filing about one lawsuit per day," Haselton said. "In the long run I hope that enough Washington State residents will become aware of their rights under the anti-spam law -- so much so that it becomes economically impossible for U.S. companies to spam, with all the Washington residents that file lawsuits against them."

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