Wednesday, June 23, 2004

WSJ.com - AOL Employee Is Accused Of Selling Names to Spammer

WSJ.com - AOL Employee Is Accused Of Selling Names to Spammer: "An America Online software engineer was charged Wednesday with harvesting a list of 92 million customer screen names that was eventually used to send spam.
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Mr. Smathers, working at AOL offices in Dulles, Va., stole the list of screen names and sold it to another man, Sean Dunaway, of Las Vegas, who repeatedly sold the list to spammers, federal prosecutors said in a criminal complaint."
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