BobVila.com sued under CAN-SPAM act

Just stumbled across this:
http://www.theregister.co.uk/content/55/36059.html
"Hypertouch alleges the defendants violated the Federal CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 by sending Hypertouch and its customers unwanted and unsolicited email advertisements for Bob Vila's 'Home Again Newsletter'.
These junk messages were sent with fraudulent email headers and without a valid physical address, the suit claims. Spamvertised messages were allegedly sent to randomly generated and harvested addresses, even to addresses that had been submitted through the "opted-out" links of other spam messages."
Mike Brown Austin, TX
P.S. I'm going to see David Marks at our local Woodcraft tomorrow! Yay!
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if true, it's what I would call a "good start"...next step will be to reign in all the Boca Raton outfits that circumvent the law by routing through China and/or Brazil.
MS suggestion yesterday about paying for E-mail might be the ultimate solution...give me 100 or 200 or 1000 per month free then charge me after that...No problem here. Spammers doing up to 1 million per "send" using phony "sent from" addresses that they have harvested from innocent people will certainly feel the pain.

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Huh? The ISPs that harbor spammers won't adopt a price structure spammers cannot afford for the same reason they don't simply terminate the spammers' accounts for spamming.
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