Judgment Against 'Buffalo Spammer'

  • May 7, 2003
A federal judge awarded EarthLink Inc. $16.4 million and an injunction against Howard Carmack, a Buffalo, N.Y., resident who allegedly sent millions of emails from illegally obtained EarthLink Internet accounts. Judge Thomas W. Thrash Jr. in U.S. District Court in the Northern District of Georgia granted EarthLink's motion for a permanent injunction against future spamming and request for damages. Carmack reportedly failed to respond to the lawsuit and did not appear in court.
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