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    AOL man jailed for selling members information

    An AOL employee sent to prison for 15 months for selling member details to spammers.
    Spam is dealt pretty seriously nowadays, aint it.


    Article link: http://www.iwebtool.com/news/4162320...e-mail_scammer

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    Wow, that seems really harsh. But I guess this sets an example.
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    Jailed!? Well.. that is a bit harsh.. AOL isn't exactly in my favorite list.. oh well

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    SitePoint Guru TurtleX's Avatar
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    I say good! I wonder if AOL is liable...

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    Do you guys get those AOL junk letters through your post??

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    Jail is too good for him!

    How the hell did this guy get access to the entire 92 million screen names in the database?

    Off Topic:

    Who the hell calls an anti-spamming law 'can-spam' ?!

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    Is a hard line to take... I certainly don't think he deserved more than 15 months, maybe less...

    Is US like britain? 15 months = 8 and a half unless you get yourself in trouble?
    Nearly 7 years old!


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