The 30th anniversary of the first ever spam message certainly isn’t worth celebrating (although the video is a lot of fun), but news that another big spammer has bitten the dust is a good reason for a party.
Edward “Eddie” Davidson, was sentenced earlier this week to 21 months in a federal prison, after he was found guilty of tax evasion and falsifying email headers. 37-year-old Davidson, who is believed to be responsible for hundreds of thousands of spam messages, was also ordered by US District Court Judge Marcia S. Krieger to pay $714,139 to the IRS.
Davidson’s Colorado-based company, Power Promoters, marketed a variety of different products in its spam…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.