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Man fined $1B for spam

innocent_white_lamb (151825) writes | more than 3 years ago

Spam 1

innocent_white_lamb (151825) writes "A man has been fined ONE BEELYUN DOLLARS (yes, really) for sending 4,366,386 spam messages that were posted on Facebook. He was fined $100 for each message, and including punitive damages he now owes $1,068,928,721.46. A ruling by by a U.S. District Court judge in San Jose, California has now been upheld by the Quebec Superior Court (the defendant lives in Montreal)."
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Big deal.. (1)

MickyTheIdiot (1032226) | more than 3 years ago | (#33802798)

If that fine is in Canadian dollars, he only owes about $25...

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