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MySpace Files Lawsuit Against 'Spam King' Scott Richter
Tuan Nguyen (Blog) - January 23, 2007 10:43 AM
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But spam is still on the rise

This week MySpace.com announced it had filed a lawsuit against Scott Richter, also known as the "Spam King." MySpace.com claimed that Richter had sent out millions of e-mails to MySpace members. Richter is being sued under the CAN-SPAM Act. MySpace also said that Richter illegally gained access to millions of MySpace user accounts by using phishing schemes that exploited certain flaws in MySpace's website architecture.

Richter's run in with tech companies isn't something out of the ordinary and MySpace is definitely not his first. In 2003, Microsoft took Richter to court, in which he was ordered to hand over $100,000 USD for damages caused by e-mail spam. After failing to pay the fines, Richter was ordered to pay $7-million USD..... More

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