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2008-07-23 12:05:00

By Mike Carter Robert Soloway abdicated his throne as king of Internet spammers Tuesday when he apologized in court for being a "nuisance" to tens of millions of computer users before being sentenced to 47 months in prison and ordered to forfeit more than $708,000. U.S. District Judge Marsha Pechman told the 28-year-old Soloway that he was being made an example of -- but not to the extent federal prosecutors had sought. His sentence was less than half of the nine-year sentence the government...

2008-07-23 00:00:27

SEATTLE _ Robert Soloway abdicated his throne as king of Internet spammers Tuesday when he apologized in court for being a "nuisance" to tens of millions of computer users before being sentenced to 47 months in prison and ordered to forfeit more than $708,000. U.S. District Judge Marsha Pechman told the 28-year-old Soloway that he was being made an example of _ but not to the extent federal prosecutors had sought. His sentence was less than half of the nine-year sentence the government had...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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