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Facebook receives USD 711 mln in damages against Wallace

Friday 30 October 2009 | 10:28 CET | News
Facebook has been awarded USD 711 million by the California court in damages in an anti-spam case against Internet marketer Sanford Wallace, the Associated Press reports. Facebook sued Wallace for allegedly accessing users' accounts without its permission and sending phony posts and messages. The company said on its blog that in addition to the damage award, the San Jose, California court referred Wallace to the US Attorney's office for prosecution for criminal contempt of court-meaning he could face jail time. Wallace earned the monikers 'Spam King' and 'Spamford' as head of a company that sent as many as 30 million junk e-mails a day in the 1990s. There was no phone number listed for Wallace in Las Vegas, where he is believed to be living, according to the ruling.

Categories: Internet
Companies: Facebook
Countries: United States
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