Anti-Spammer Claims Court Victory
A Maryland anti-spam activist accused of harassment by an alleged spammer claims victory.
George Moore, a Linthicum, Md., resident, accused Uy of harassment for posting his personal information, including mailing address and phone number, on Uy's anti-spam site. Moore claimed spam vigilantes signed him up for dozens of magazines and some called to leave threatening messages.
Anne Arundel District Court judge Robert Wilcox sided with Uy, saying that Moore was not directly threatened by the posting of public information.
Moore was unavailable for comment.
Moore, in particular, has drawn the ire of spam activists through his company, Maryland Internet Marketing, which sells a variety of gastrointestinal and diet aids, including Fat-N-Emy and Extreme Colon Cleanser.
In January, one of Moore's sites, salesscape.com, had