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Steve_S
01-23-2003, 03:55 AM
Reference:

http://www.internetnews.com/IAR/article.php/1573271

compliant fair use exstracts from the article:

Justice Lottie Wilkins' ruling forbids Niagara Falls, N.Y.-based MonsterHut and its two top executives from "further engaging in any of the fraudulent, deceptive and illegal acts and practices" relating to the company's claim that its marketing service is opt-in or opt-out.

According to the attorney general's office, MonsterHut had sent out over 500 million messages since January 2001,

Shortly before Spitzer took action, MonsterHut's Internet service provider, PaeTec, cut the company from its network,

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Thoughts: Great news.

jkcity
01-23-2003, 04:07 AM
"Thoughts: Great news."

I thought the same thing :)

Jan
01-23-2003, 04:36 AM
MonsterHut argued that its e-mail messages were opt-in, since it believed the third-party list providers it bought the addresses from had gotten consumers' consent to receive marketing messages.
:rolleyes:

Lets hope a few more "monsters" get the same treatment. :)