[LINK] Federal Court spam decision

Graham Greenleaf graham at austlii.edu.au
Sun Oct 29 08:58:53 AEDT 2006


At 3:49 PM +1000 28/10/06, Antony Barry wrote:
>Begin forwarded message:
>>From: "Australian Communications & Media Authority" <publishing at acma.gov.au>
>>Date: 27 October 2006 5:10:35 PM
>>To: <tony at tony-barry.emu.id.au>
>>Subject: MR129-2006: ACMA welcomes Federal Court spam decision
>>Reply-To: media at acma.gov.au
>>The Australian Communications and Media Authority welcomes the 
>>decision of Justice Nicholson in the Federal Court in Perth today 
>>to award a pecuniary penalty of $4.5 million against Clarity1 Pty 
>>Ltd and $1 million against its managing director, Mr Wayne 
>>Mansfield, for contravening the Spam Act 2003 (Spam Act). ACMA's 
>>prosecution of Clarity1 is the first prosecution under the Spam 
>>Act. The full media release can be viewed at 

This decision from Friday might be worth a news mention. The decision 
itself should be on AustLII from early next week. I'll chase it if 
you want it.


Graham Greenleaf   

Professor of Law          
Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales   
UNSW SYDNEY NSW 2052  Australia (UNSW CRICOS Provider No: 00098G)     
Co-Director, Australasian Legal Information Institute (AustLII)
Co-Director, Cyberspace Law and Policy Centre
General Editor, Privacy Law & Policy Reporter

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