New Israeli anti-spam law

[Disclaimer: I'm no lawyer, please correct me if the info here is wrong]

I was surprised to read about the "spam revolution" that's about to happen on November 2008.
In short, sending spam without recipient permissions would:

  • Be illegal, with a 60,000-200,000 NIS fine.
  • Each recipient will be able to sue the spammer and get up to 1000 NIS, without the need to proof that any damage was made.

More about it (Hebrew):

Sounds great, eh?

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