AOL Files Suit Against 3 More Spam Companies
The suit also seeks damages from all three companies: IMS, Knoxville, TN; Gulf Coast Marketing, Baton Rouge, LA; TSF Marketing and TSF Industries, Riverside, CA. The suit comes after a federal court's recent ruling that barred Over the Air Equipment Inc. from sending unsolicited e-mail to AOL members.
According to the new suit, AOL says the three companies have sent AOL and its members tens of thousands of unsolicited and unwanted e-mail messages. Despite a demand that they stop, each company not only refused but used deceptive techniques to evade AOL's junk e-mail detection and filtering mechanisms.