Ireland celebrates first anti-spam conviction

Wednesday, 7 September 2005, 1:14 PM EST

Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner, Billy Hawkes, has secured his first conviction for a breach of the country's anti-spam law. A similar law exists in the UK but the UK Commissioner, Richard Thomas, has taken no such action to date. Ireland is also considering stiffer penalties for spammers.

At The Register.

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