Wednesday, August 17, 2005

E-Mail Thief Pays the Price

Wired News: "A former America Online software engineer was sentenced Wednesday to a year and three months in prison for stealing 92 million screen names and e-mail addresses and selling them to spammers who sent out up to 7 billion unsolicited e-mails.
'I know I've done something very wrong,' a soft-spoken and teary eyed Jason Smathers told U.S. District Judge Alvin Hellerstein."

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