OPTA fines Dutch spammer €25.000

Sometimes the past comes and pays someone a visit. This happened to me yesterday when I read that Special-T was fined €25.000 for spamming her products. It was the last case did for OPTA, the NL anti-spam enforcer, preparing the process of the visit to the company, interviewing the suspects, and such. Exciting and fun to do.

As this blog is at this moment giving quite some free publicity for this company also, I’ll stop writing here. This is the link to OPTA’s site.

3 March update. OPTA denied the appeal of Special-T and referred the company to the administrative court in Rotterdam. After this stage appeal in the highest instance is possible for Special-T at the appeal court for Industry in The Hague.

Wout de Natris

Leiderdorp, 26 February 2011

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About Wout de Natris

As a consultant I specialise in establishing new and different relationships between industry, governments and law enforcement where internet safety and the fight against cyber crime are concerned. This makes me a bridge builder. Hence the blogs name. In this blog I intend to stress the need for interaction, cooperation and exchange of information in order to change the mentioned relationships. On offer: a comprehensive training on all non-technical aspects of spam enforcement and a cyber awareness presentation for companies and institutions
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