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Re: House Toughens Spyware Penalties

  • From: Petri Helenius
  • Date: Fri Oct 08 17:21:10 2004

Scott Morris wrote:

Oh, how festive. Anyone got that "Bill (Gates) Blocker" filter ready? :)

Left to their own devices, congressmen should NOT be allowed to write bills
about things they don't understand. Well... Ok, that's too restrictive.
No bills would ever get written.
We'll still see the same problems coming from the same non-US places where
it isn't exactly feasible to prosecute. But it made someone someplace feel
better, I'm sure!

Sure, but as long as most spyware and spam is originated and operated by US citizens on US soil, it makes sense to make them responsible for their junk?