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Friday: October 30, 2009

Spam marketer ordered to pay Facebook a whopping $711 million.Spam marketer ordered to pay Facebook a whopping $711 million.

The company said the judgment marks the second-largest anti-spam award ever. In November 2008, Facebook won an $873 million judgment against Adam Guerbuez and his business, Atlantis Blue Capital, who bombarded users with sexually explicit spam messages.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 8:06 AM | Tags (9) | award | emails | facebook | judge | judgement | marketing | millions | order | spam |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: October 26, 2009

Turns out that tweeting jurors pose a problem in the courtroom. Who knew?Turns out that tweeting jurors pose a problem in the courtroom. Who knew?

One juror in particular went as far to actually tweet the verdict of a trial before the judge announced it. Article cites other bonehead examples of Twitter misuse in the legal process as well.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Security @ 7:51 AM | Tags (8) | twitter | jurors | tweets | deliberations | updates | outside | world | judge |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 12, 2009

Yawning in court could land you up to six months in jail.Yawning in court could land you up to six months in jail.

That'll teach you to cover your mouth.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in FYI @ 4:16 PM | Tags (6) | chicago | court | fyi | jail | judge | yawn |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 19 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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