BB&K In the News Sep 27, 2017

Email Distributor Not Liable for Allegedly Fraudulent Emails

BB&K Partner Damian Moos Discusses Court Victory with MediaPost

Best Best & Krieger LLP Partner Damian Moos was interviewed by MediaPost about his recent dismissal of an anti-spam federal lawsuit against his client.

This ruling has “significant ramifications going forward,” Damian told the publication. “It’s potentially a game changer depending on how things shake out.”

Damian and BB&K attorney Daniel Richards won dismissal of the allegations against Panda Mail in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. The judge ruled that California’s anti-spam law (California Business & Professions Code 17529.5) does not impose liability on parties that merely send or initiate an email message that would otherwise violate the law. It only imposes liability on parties that “advertise” in the messages.

Read the entire article in MediaPost by clicking here.

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