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Social networking site Facebook has been awarded US$711 million in damages from prolific spammer and social network scammer Sanford Wallace for bombarding its users with spam, Facebook attorney Sam O'Rourke reported in a blog post. Judge Jeremy Fogel of the U.S. District Court in Northern California also banned Wallace from accessing Facebook. Facebook filed a suit in February against Wallace and two associates, accusing them of accessing accounts without users' permission and sending phony mail and posts to individuals' public message walls.
Big Brother Has a Name, and that Name is CLOUDMARK: This 1984-ish content-based "spam signature" filter gives Network Solutions and other web hosts and ISPs complete control over what emails YOU are allowed to send or receive. They can define whatever they choose to be a "spam signature", including the name of a cause they don't support, or the business telephone numbers of people who do. Here is how I know: tinyurl[dot]com/Cloudmark