Craig Whitmore wrote:
That should be 2004 :-(
See : http://www.ftc.gov/opa/2004/04/040429canspam.htm
It was the first company charged under the new US laws which cam into
It says "The Global Web Promotions Pty case was brought with the assistance
of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and the New Zealand
Oh that one... Mike van Essen and Shane Atkinson's brother Lance, both
based in Australia.
Well, I wrote about them when the FTC first charged them, but as you can
see from the default judgement, neither showed up to contest the case.
They got hit for US$2.2 million though.
Are they spamming again?
The ComCom didn't do anything much in this case. I asked them. They
didn't act against Shane Atkinson either.