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A New Jersey man has been jailed for more than two years after he was convicted of sending millions of junk mails to AOL members. Todd Moeller, 28, was sentenced to 27 months behind bars and fined $180,000 at a sentencing hearing last Friday after he admitted offences against US anti-spam legislation. Moeller and partner in …


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  1. Anonymous Coward


    Shouldn't that be:

    spam scam sting slings scammer in slammer.

    or perhaps:

    spam scam sting secures slammer for scammer.

    Just a suggestion. I'll get me coat.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Paris Hilton

    The unspeakable chasing the inedible...

    ...or something along those lines.

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    "for more than two years"

    Why so short? And why has the author chosen to write it like it's a lot.

    It isn't, and it isn't anywhere enough for anybody caught committing such a serious and all-pervasive nuisance to everybody.

    Therefore, the piece should have been written along the lines of "was awarded a miserly sentence of just ..."

  4. Billy Verreynne

    Cry boobies and let slip the Bloodhound Gang

    The spammer, the spammer

    .. is on fire

    The spammer, the spammer

    .. is on fire

    We don't need no water

    .. let the motherf* burn

    Burn motherf*

    .. burn


    This was all avoidable

    If they had only heeded the missives from the brother of the recently deceased oil minister in Nigeria.

  6. Bobby Romanski

    Harsh public punishment is a form of mass mind control

    Long sentences for petty crimes are a way to scare the populous. The free full length film below elaborates on the present police state in the USA and the vision and philosophy of its creators

  7. Morely Dotes

    @ Bobby: Sentence too harsh?

    Those of us who run Internet mail servers would prefer that spammers were sent not to jail, but to the slaughterhouse, where their heads would be pounded flat with wooden mallets.

    When these motherf*ckers spend all day stealing from millions of other people (and bragging about it on a regular basis), jail is too good for them. Unfortunately, bleeding hearts like you have convinced the Government to offer them mercy.

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