TELECOM Digest OnLine - Sorted: Spam King Settles With Texas, Microsoft

Spam King Settles With Texas, Microsoft

Monty Solomon (
Sun, 4 Jun 2006 11:06:13 -0400

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- One of the world's most notorious spammers has
settled lawsuits with the state of Texas and Microsoft Corp. that cost
him at least $1 million, took away most of his assets and forced him
to stop sending the nuisance e-mails.

Ryan Pitylak, 24, who graduated from the University of Texas last
month, has admitted sending 25 million e-mails every day at the height
of his spamming operation in 2004.


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