Spammer can't have accuser's hard drive

Wednesday, 8 November 2006, 5:42 PM EST

Parties have reached a settlement in Joel Hodgell vs. EFinancial LLC, an anti-spam case in which I got involved because after Joel sued the defendant over spams he had received, the defendant asked the judge to make Joel turn over a copy of his hard drive.

That might not sound that strange until you realize that the case in question was over webmail that was obviously never actually stored on his hard drive. And the witnesses knew it.

At Slashdot.

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