Judge sentences spammer to nine years in prison

Posted on Friday, April 08 2005 @ 20:37 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Jeremy Jaynes, a man who sent massive amounts of illegal bulk spam e-mail, was today sentenced to nine years in prison.

But the judge did postpone his sentence while the case is appealed. Loudoun County Circuit Judge Thomas Horne said that because the bulk e-mail distribution law is still new and raises constitutional questions, it was appropriate to postpone the prison time until appeals courts rule.


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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