Another jailed spammer

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    Another jailed spammer

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    He should get more than 15 months for selling 92 million names surely? Jesus Christ.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ahluka
    He should get more than 15 months for selling 92 million names surely? Jesus Christ.
    well there's also this
    The judge ordered Mr Smathers to pay $84,000 (46,560) in restitution, but he delayed the order so that AOL could prove whether the damages were higher.

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    Still, 92 million people loose their privacy because of this?
    No amount of money would be able to *heal* the loss of privacy, IMO.
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    Just think, for each name sold a spammer gets 4.96x10^-6 days in prison!
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    >>Still, 92 million people loose their privacy because of this?
    >>No amount of money would be able to *heal* the loss of privacy, IMO.

    92 million screen names and e-mail addresses.
    It doesn't say anything about personal information/real names/anything else.

    Sure, it's annoying to get spam, but c'mon. What healing is necessary? A quick click on the Junk/Block button heals the situation faster than one of those priests on television.

    It's dishonest to sell those names, yeah, but if a couple of extra spam messages in your inbox is all it takes for you to lose trust in a company due to a jerk they hired, well, I don't even know what to tell ya.

    Spam's gonna be around no matter what, so I say "Atta boy" to this guy for trying to get a piece of the money pie for himself. Too bad he wasn't better at it.
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    Bugger. Thanks for highlighting that

    Just think, for each name sold a spammer gets 4.96x10^-6 days in prison!
    Dude....
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    Man!
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    <somethingi'llgetintroublefor>

    Duuuuuuuuuuuuude!!

    </somethingi'llgetintroublefor>
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    Quote Originally Posted by ahluka
    Dude....
    From Answers.com:

    There is no definitive origin of the word dude, but one theory suggests that it was originally short for "Doodle."
    You doodle.

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    Macaroni eh? Dude...

    Quite interesting. I've always thought it was just for *approval* of something (even though I actually say it very little in real life).

    Example:

    Al: Hey Lee, I had a haircut
    Me: Duuude!!!
    Al: Duuuuuuuuuude!!!!

    Al is about the only person I 'dude' to
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