Judge Awards Facebook $3 Million in CAN-SPAM Act Case

Nearly five years after the fact, Facebook has been awarded $3 million in damages in its case against social-network spammer Power Ventures and its CEO Steve Vachani. Power Ventures and its CEO were both found liable under the CAN-SPAM Act for sending 60,627 spam e-mail messages to Facebook members. Koh also granted Facebook permanent injunctive relief.