Thursday, May 31, 2007
MySpace, The Globe.com Settle Lawsuit
Los Angeles-based MySpace and The Globe.com announced today that the two have settled a spam lawsuit that MySpace had filed against The Globe.com. The lawsuit, which was filed by June 2006, contended that The Globe had violated California and federal law by sending 400,000 unsolicited email messages to MySpace users, in violation of the CAN-SPAM Act and the California Business & Professions Code Section 17529.5. Terms of the settlement were not disclosed. According to the firms, The Globe.com was found liable by a Federal Court for $5.5M in damages, and was handed a permanent injunction from accesingg or using MySpace for any commercial purpose.