First spam felony conviction upheld: no free speech to spam

Discussion in 'Windows Vista General Discussion' started by jim, Mar 3, 2008.

  1. jim

    jim Guest

    It's not a public hanging.....but its a start.....

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    "Virginia's Supreme Court on Friday upheld the first US felony conviction
    for spamming. The spammer will serve nine years in prison for sending what
    authorities believe to be millions of messages over a two-month period in
    2003.
    Jeremy Jaynes is the man who will make history. A Raleigh, North Carolina,
    resident who made Spamhaus' top 10 list of spammers, Jaynes was arrested in
    2003 even before the CAN SPAM act was passed by Congress. Jaynes was
    convicted in 2005, but his lawyers appealed the conviction. This past
    Friday, the Virginia Supreme Court upheld that conviction, but the vote was
    a narrow 4-3. ..."
     
    jim, Mar 3, 2008
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    Holz Guest

    Definitely a good one.
     
    Holz, Mar 3, 2008
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