Tag Archives: Spam fine

IP addresses and privacy sensitive data. A level playing field needed

Reading Peter Olthoorn’s book on Google (a link is found here), I ran into a passage on IP addresses. Where Google states that it does not see an IP address as privacy sensitive. An IP address could be used by … Continue reading

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Cross border aspects of OPTA All4Call fine

In a fine published on 29 November 2011 OPTA (Independent Post and Telecommunication Authority) made it known that it has fined All4Call for €280.000,=. This company spammed in the form of automated calls in which she tried to sell a … Continue reading

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FTC wants sms spammer shut down

The Federal Trade Commission asked a California court to shut down a SMS spam operation, because of several violations of the Can-spam act. The case is interesting because the allegations against the spammer, a private person, not only see to … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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