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Re: Broken domain statistics...
Everyone, I would *NOT* like federal laws governing situations that I could solve with other methods. just a thought...no more... Thanks for your time, Scott On Mon, 16 Feb 1998, Jerry Eyers wrote: > >P.S. Just in case people have forgotten: I want to change the postal laws > >to apply to electronic communication. This doesn't completely ban spam, but > >bans a number of pernicious activities which technically aren't illegal if > >a postal address isn't involved, requires that spamers not send email to > >people who don't want it, and bans sexual solictations to addresses that > >don't want it, have children, etc. It has the advantage of being a) > >reasonable b) guaranteed constitional c) inexpensive to implement. > > > >These other "solutions" are just poorly thoughtout lunacy, which will have > >side effects that are worse than the original problem. > > Keep in mind what other "benefits" that brings to the table, like issues > related to network monitoring. Suddenly you can no longer legaly plug a > sniffer into your network to fix a problem because you could be carrying > someone's email over the wire. It would be better than what is going on > now, but I am not sure it would be the best solution. > > > Jerry lunacy is in the eye of the beholder :)