Wednesday, February 07, 2007

Spamming - Spammer Found guilty! and pay US$ 1.1 million

If you think of going for spamming, think twice. You may end up paying more........

An e-mail marketing company, Datran Media Corp. has agreed to pay US$1.1 million to settle accusations that it misused personal data reportedly mined from 6 million e-mail addresses across the country.

Datran sends marketing e-mail messages to addresses provided by partner companies, a practice that some people consider "spam."

Its clients include Business Week, Columbia House, Fox Home Entertainment, NASCAR, Orbitz and Pitney Bowes, according to its Web site

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