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Re[2]: SPEWS?

  • From: Richard Welty
  • Date: Thu Jun 20 16:35:45 2002

On Thu, 20 Jun 2002 16:07:40 -0400 (EDT) "Steven J. Sobol" <[email protected]> wrote:

> On Thu, 20 Jun 2002 [email protected] wrote:
> > What do you do if the ISP says "We want to turn them off, but they've
> managed
> > to get a restraining order preventing us"?  We've seen THAT before....
> Then the ISP shouldn't be punished just because they wrote a bad
> contract.

actually, i think Valdis was alluding to the Paetec fiasco with Monsterhut.
in that particular case, the contract was ok, but Monsterhut lied to the
court about the source of their addresses in order to try and weasel out of
being terminated.

the whole mess took a year or so to wend its way through the NY court
system. bleah.

   ("spammers lie? i'm shocked!")
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