Firm 'ordered to pay spam costs'

Wednesday, 7 March 2007, 12:00 AM EST

A British company has been ordered to pay damages for sending spam.

Gordon Dick took Transcom to Edinburgh's Sheriff Court for sending an unwanted advertising email, which he claimed was a breach of anti-spam laws. He was awarded £750 in damages plus legal costs of £616.66 through a "decree in absence" after Transcom did not appear in court.

At the BBC.

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