Hackers dodge prison in MySpace extortion case

Wednesday, 28 February 2007, 7:00 AM EST

Two hackers who developed and sold code that tracked users of MySpace aimed to make it big by offering their services as high-priced "consultants" after the social networking site sent them a cease-and-desist letter.

Instead, they found themselves facing potential jail terms as extortionists. The two got off with probation and financial restitution under a plea agreement.

At TechNewsWorld.

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