Ex-Akamai Employee Sentenced For Economic Espionage

Law360, New York (December 20, 2011, 4:34 PM EST) -- A former Akamai Technologies Inc. employee convicted of foreign economic espionage for sharing the company's trade secrets was sentenced Monday to six months in prison followed by six months' probation and a $25,000 fine.

Elliot Doxer of Brookline, Mass., who entered a plea agreement with the government in July and pled guilty in August, was sentenced for sharing Akamai's trade secrets with an FBI agent posing as an Israeli intelligence officer In Massachusetts's first economic espionage prosecution.

The government had requested a longer sentence of 36...
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