Spamhaus meets litigious Americans

An Illinois court order Spamhaus to pay $11.7 million for improperly blacklisting local e360 Insight LLC. e360 is the proprietor of, a small ecommerce site with an email subscription front end that allows people to get notice of upcoming sales.

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A case of improper blacklisting, or a court that didn’t get the internet? Maybe just some really slick attorneys?

No matter. Spamhaus told them all to piss off – according to Steve Linford the Illinois court has no jurisdiction over the UK-based anti-spam outfit.


Slashdotter’s take on the situation here.

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