Warning: Don’t Spam This Scot

Most people just grumble and hit delete, but when Gordon Dick received a spam message advertising Internet services, he fought back. The 30-year-old Web marketing specialist from Edinburgh sued the sender, Transcom Internet Services, in small-claims court. The court ordered the company to pay $1,445 in damages and $1,190 in court costs. If someone was throwing stones through your window, would you just ignore it? Dick said. It’s anti-social behaviour and they shouldn’t be doing it in the first place

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  1. Andrew Dick Denvil

    1 October 2008 at 4.18 pm

    Good on Gordon.
    Glad to see one of my relatives has gumption.
    Annie McIntosh Dick, born Irvine, Ayrshire was my Grandmother therefore our common Family name

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