Suing spammers for fun and profit

Microsoft settles suit against one-time ‘spam king’

Microsoft Corp. has settled a lawsuit against Scott Richter, whom it identified as a former “spam king,” as part of its ongoing efforts to curb the spread of unsolicited e-mail messages, the world’s largest software maker said Tuesday. Microsoft said that as part of the settlement Richter and his company, OptInRealBig.com Llc., agreed to pay $7 million to Microsoft.

I don’t care if it is Microsoft, I’m just happy to see Snotty Scotty get what’s coming to him.