Match.com Targets Email Provider Over 'Frivolous' Spam Suits

Law360, Dallas (November 6, 2012, 10:26 PM EST) -- Match.com LLC launched a suit in Texas federal court Tuesday accusing ZooBuh Inc., a kid-friendly email provider, of filing frivolous lawsuits under the CAN-SPAM Act and profiting from quick settlements.

ZooBuh, which advertises itself as a provider of safe email accounts for children that allow parental controls and monitoring, sent Match.com three demand letters in August for $600,000 and a draft complaint alleging Match.com violated the CAN-SPAM Act by causing slowdowns in the ZooBuh network, according to the suit.

Match.com is seeking declaratory judgment that marketing...
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