Spammer faces chokey down under

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has successfully prosecuted its first spammer under the country's Spam Act laws.

Wayne Mansfield, and his company Clarity1, were found to have illegally sent more than 56 million spam messages to email addresses around the world during the 12 months since the Act was introduced in April 2004.

In April 2005 authorities in Australia raided a suspected spam factory in Perth, during which the contents of computer hard disks and other material were seized. Spammer faces chokey down under -

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