In the the California Superior Court ruling, Judge Weiner made many references to the fact that Defendants used anonymous domain name registration and used unregistered business names in her ruling. This is different from the Gordon case where in Gordon, one only had to perform a simple whois lookup to identify the sender, here Defendants used from lines of "Paid Survey" and "Your Promotion" with anonymously registered domain names.
Judge Weiner's decision makes it clear that the California law is not preempted by the I CAN-SPAM Act. This has been determined in a few prior cases, including my own. See http://www.barbieslapp.com/spam for some of those cases."
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