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"Australian business fined over spam e-mails"

PERTH, Australia The first company to be convicted under Australia's tough anti-spamming laws was fined Friday 5.5 million Australian dollars for sending 280 million advertising e-mails.

The Federal Court fined Clarity1 Pty Ltd, based in the west coast city of Perth, A$4.5 million (US$3.4 million; €2.7 million) and its director Wayne Mansfield A$1 million (US$760,000; €600,000) for sending unsolicited e-mails advertising seminars and other products.

The business had sent 280 million spam e-mails of which about 74 million were successfully delivered over two years. The court also banned Clarity1 from sending unsolicited e-mails in the future.

» Herald Tribune - Asia-Pacific - 27-10-2006

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