Washington State Attorney General Christine O. Gregoire on April 6 noticed an appeal of a March 10 state court ruling that the state’s ban on unsolicited e-mails is unconstitutional (State of Washington v. Jason Heckel, No. 98-2-25480-7 SEA, Wash. Super., King Co.).

King County Superior Court Judge Palmer Robinson issued the handwritten ruling on March 10, dismissing the state’s action against Jason Heckel and his company, Natural Instincts, and issuing summary judgment for the defendant. Judge Robinson called Washington’s “Unsolicited Electronic Mail Act” (RCW 19.190 [1998]) “unduly restrictive and burdensome.”

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