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Microsoft wins, spammer loses
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Written by Danrok   
Wednesday, 13 September 2006 13:28

Special to CNET News.com Published: September 13, 2006, 10:47 AM PDT

Microsoft has won what it believes to be the largest civil award against a spammer in Europe.

Paul Fox, whose e-mail messages were intended to direct traffic toward his pornographic download site, was this week forced by a court order to pay Microsoft 45,000 pounds, or $84,177, for breaching the terms and conditions of its free Hotmail service. Those terms explicitly prohibit the delivery of spam to its customers.

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