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Spammer gets 20 years of jailtime

Date: May 10, 2006

Concluding the first prosecution of its kind in the United States, a well-known member of the "botmaster underground" was sentenced Tuesday to nearly five years in prison for profiting from his use of "botnets" - armies of compromised computers - that he used to launch destructive attacks, to send huge quantities of spam across the Internet and to receive surreptitious installations of adware.
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