XS4ALL, a Dutch Internet service provider, has sued Abfab for sending XS4ALL's subscribers large quantities of spam. The lawsuit alleges violations of the EU Personal Data Protection Act, the Dutch Telecommunications Act, as well as invasion of privacy and trademark infringement. XS4ALL is seeking an injunction to force Abfab to 1) cease infringing on XS4ALL's trademark and 2) adopt a policy wherby Internet users must affirmatively "opt-in" before they are sent spam.
XS4ALL Press Release and Court Documents at http://www.xs4all.nl/uk/news/overview/spam_e.html
Keywords: international, consumer affairs, spam