Kraft Dodges $600M Email Spam Suit

Law360, New York (August 12, 2013, 9:38 PM EDT) -- A Maryland federal judge on Friday nixed a $600 million suit against Kraft Foods Group Inc. over hundreds of thousands of spam emails the grocery manufacturing company allegedly sent, ruling the Internet services company that filed suit didn't have standing.

U.S. District Judge Peter J. Messitte upheld a jury decision reached in June 2012 that found Beyond Systems Inc. was not a bona fide Internet service provider under Maryland or California law, under which service providers can sue alleged spamming companies, and that the company had...
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Case Information

Case Title

Beyond Systems, Inc. v. Kraft Foods, Inc. et al

Case Number




Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Peter J. Messitte

Date Filed

February 14, 2008

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