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Canadian Spammer Fined Over $1 Billion 379

Posted by timothy
from the get-poor-quick-scheme dept.
innocent_white_lamb 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 a US 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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Canadian Spammer Fined Over $1 Billion

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