Dan Goodin reports the latest development in a long-running lawsuit involving anti-spam organization Spamhaus and the company that sued them, e360 Insight:
A federal judge has handed a major victory to anti-spam crusaders Spamhaus, slashing an $11.7m verdict to just $27,002.
US Judge Charles P. Kocoras of the Eastern District of Illinois said the plaintiffs, e360 Insight and its founder David Linhardt, failed to credibly calculate the damage that resulted when its promotional emails were targeted by Spamhaus. e360 sued Spamhaus in 2006 alleging defamation, tortious interference with prospective economic advantage and interference with existing contracts.
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Earlier coverage of Spamhaus and the lawsuit can be found in PogoWasRight.org’s archives, here.