Lawsuits drive 'Spam King' Richter to bankruptcy

Friday, 1 April 2005, 7:34 AM EST

The received wisdom in libertarian circles is that email anti-spam laws don't work, so they're not worth trying. In fact, they're working so well that the notorious 'Spam King' Scott Richter has filed for bankruptcy.

Last Friday, Richter's OptInRealBig.com filed for bankruptcy, brought to the brink by lawsuits from New York Attorney General and consumer champion Eliot Spitzer and Microsoft.

By Andrew Orlowski at The Register.

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