Tag: spammed

Comments from Mark Mumma

Spamroll provided some commentary a week ago on the Mark Mumma lawsuit against Cruise.com, and now Mark has been kind enough to provide some additional insight.

I would like to point a few things out before you catch it.

Spammer sues spammed

I don’t think that this one has a leg to stand on, but I picked it up via Spam Kings: Spam Kings Blog: Cruisin’ for a legal bruisin’. It seems Mark Mumma – I take it he is some type of sys admin/small ISP/something else I can’t quite figure out – has made a little side career out of suing spammers. Now they have bit back.

I have a few questions/points about this…..

One More Reason To Hire Your Own Script Kiddie

As if competing on the ecommerce front wasn’t hard enough, just think how tough it gets when your customers get spammed by your competitors, with your expressed written consent!

Building a shopping cart is as easy as buying a book on PHP/MySQL, or hiring a needy computer science major off of Craigslist for a couple of hundred bucks. But if you still need a reason to do it yourself, here is a story out of Reuters that will kick you where it counts: Online Payment Company Settles Privacy Charges.