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Robert Soloway became the third man to get prison time for spamming on Tuesday. Soloway has been sentenced to four years in prison — short of the nine that prosecutors sought. Assistant U.S. attorney Kathryn Warma told reporters that while Solomon had earned far less than other busted bulk mailers — $700,000 over three years, compared to that much in a month at times for recently-sentenced Jeremy James — the prosecution felt it necessary to send a message that the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 can and will be enforced. (This is where I'm supposed to add that spammers are evil and Soloway deserves to drop the soap behind bars for the next 47 months. Sorry, but my honest reaction: The drunk driver who killed my friend got a lighter sentence. My inbox isn't that sacred.)