Tag: Ethan Preston

More Opinion on the Richter/OptInRealBig Bankruptcies

Ethan Preston has put together some additional in-depth analysis on the Scott Richter and OptInRealBig bankruptcies. Mr. Preston also points out some legal issues on the case, with emphasis on the asset protection issues that will present themselves (including potential preference payments), as well as the potential liability from the Microsoft case. For those less versed in bankruptcy law and restructuring procedures, it is an interesting read. Thanks Ethan.

Spammers won’t like delayed notice subpoenas

Spammers hide behind the shield of the internet, which provides some anonymity for them while they pump our inboxes full of sex cream offers. When law enforcement gets clued in to a potential spammer, the first course of action is usually to obtain a subpoena for the ISP’s records, as the ISP is often the only way law enforcement can find out who the spammer is. Unfortunately, ISPs (particularly spammer friendly ones) can easily clue the perpetrator into what is going on, and the scammer then jumps behind his shadow. If some attorneys had their way, this notice would be the outlier rather than the norm.