Oz Web Cops Hard On Viagra Spammer

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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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