Unfortunately, the legal bases for America Online's countersuit against Cyber Promotions
were rooted in claims of action that would not be available to a private citizen who is interested in eliminating the recurrence of SPAM and pop-up advertisements on her personal computer.
In related news, Cyber Promotions
reached an out-of-court settlement Tuesday with Columbus, Ohio-based CompuServe Inc.
Nasdaq:ELNK) Monday announced that it received a $2 million consent judgment in its suit against infamous spammer Cyber Promotions
ATLANTA, May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Hunton & Williams/Atlanta (H&W) struck a major blow for Internet users around the world last week when it obtained a preliminary injunction that prevents Cyber Promotions
Weiner is presiding over a suit Cyber Promotions
This announcement comes on the heels of EarthLink's recent victory in securing a full injunction against Cyber Promotions
The order would prohibit Cyber Promotions
from sending any unsolicited e-mail to CompuServe subscribers.
David Phillips, associate general counsel, said the sites - three of which are associated with Cyber Promotions
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 19, 1997--Consumers wishing to have their electronic mail addresses shielded from unsolicited, "bulk" e-mails will benefit from an agreement between Philadelphia-based Cyber Promotions
, and Aristotle.
On Tuesday November 5, 1996, Concentric became the first on-line service provider to obtain a permanent injunction prohibiting Cyber Promotions
today announced a resolution to its trademark infringement lawsuit against Cyber Promotions
The Court has clearly stated that Cyber Promotions
and companies like it don't have a First Amendment right to use a privately-owned network to inundate AOL members with junk e-mail," Phillips said.