Court Rules Against Antispam Activist in Defamation Case

When antispam activist Mark Mumma received unsolicited e-mails advertising cruise vacations two years ago, he posted a report on his Web site and threatened to sue Omega World Travel. But Mumma met with an unpleasant surprise: He was the one sued in federal court by Omega World Travel and its subsidiary, which demanded $3.8 million in damages for defamation. The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals sided with the alleged spammers.

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