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Judge Delays 'Spam King' Sentencing

Jul 16, 2008, 20:30 (6 Talkback[s])
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"In addition, even after she decides on jail time, the government has already said it plans to ask for a separate restitution hearing to determine a dollar amount that Soloway should have to give up to victims of his activities. That presents an equal challenge, Pechman said. She wondered aloud if she should put a dollar figure on how much money affected people could have earned doing their regular jobs if they were not otherwise engaged in dealing with spam. Or instead, rather than losses, she could try to figure out a dollar value to pay people for their annoyance related to the spam they received, she said."

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