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Submission + - Man fined $1B for spam ( 1

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 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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Man fined $1B for spam

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Why won't sharks eat lawyers? Professional courtesy.