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Israel Govt: Up to $61k for every SMS spam infraction

The Israeli Government is getting serious about text spam (reports Cellular News). That’s a pretty serious statement! Have a read:

Israel’s Parliament, the Knesset has approved a bill banning the sending of unsolicited SMSs to mobile phones with fines of up to NIS200,000 (US$61,000) per infraction. The bill also forbids unsolicited phone calls of a commercial nature – as well as email spam

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12 replies on “Israel Govt: Up to $61k for every SMS spam infraction”

I hope so.

Maybe i ought to forward this to my MP to suggest it to Brown.

If the UK implemented this, we 'could' be a tax free haven, judging by the amount of spam calls I get each day!

I hope so.

Maybe i ought to forward this to my MP to suggest it to Brown.

If the UK implemented this, we 'could' be a tax free haven, judging by the amount of spam calls I get each day!

I hope so.

Maybe i ought to forward this to my MP to suggest it to Brown.

If the UK implemented this, we 'could' be a tax free haven, judging by the amount of spam calls I get each day!

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