Tag: court

Court opens can of spam

A judge in the High Court (UK that is) ruled that email is a valid means to serve up lawsuits, which is going to create a real mess. The issue came up because an email-based service of process got caught in a spam filter, resulting in what was essentially a default judgement when the defendent was late to appear.

Now there is grand legal strategy in the making, and it could cost the legal system its credibility. If I was a legal machine, and I wanted to sue someone and win, here’s what I’d do…