Oz Web Cops Hard On Viagra Spammer

Propellerhead News

It probably won’t make much difference to the flood of spam emails clogging our inboxes with offers to buy the popular purple anti-impotence pill Viagra, but you will be heartened to know that the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has achieved a notable victory by shutting down a spamming operation reported to be responsible for more than 2 billion emails in one recent campaign. The junk mailers fell foul of Australia’s tough 2003 Spam Act and first time offenders can expect fines of up to £88,000 and if they keep it up there’s a daily fine of up to £440,000

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