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Thursday, 8 March 2007, 12:27 AM EST

Most people just grumble and hit delete, but when Gordon Dick received a spam message advertising Internet services, he fought back.

The 30-year-old Web marketing specialist from Edinburgh sued the sender, Transcom Internet Services Ltd., in small-claims court. The court ordered the company to pay $1,445 in damages and $1,190 in court costs.

At Wired.

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