10/21/2006

Judge Denies Demand To Shut Down Spamhaus

Filed under: — By Aviran Mordo @ 8:18 am

A federal judge has rejected an e-mail marketing company’s request that the Internet domain assigned to Spamhaus, a non-profit organization based in the U.K., be suspended, giving the anti-spam group’s blacklist a reprieve and avoiding a clash over U.S. rulings against the Internet.

U.S. District Court Judge Charles Kocoras denied the proposed motion from e360Insight, an Illinois-based company that sued Spamhaus for adding its domain to the blacklist, a database of spammers and suspected spammers that is widely used by spam filtering services and software. Spamhaus did not contest the case, claiming that the U.S. court had no jurisdiction.

Source: Yahoo

 

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