Subject: Re: Mass-Mailings Delivered to NetBSD.ORG--STOP THE(MY) MADNESS
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Peter Seebach <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/27/1997 15:56:29
In message <199711271841.KAA25387@andare.fugue.com>, Ted Lemon writes:
>> Indeed. The only real solution will be some time after laws are passed
>> to class spam as fraud or theft etc. (of the unwilling recipient's
>> resources and budget).
>They probably won't pass constitutional muster in the U.S.
Sure they will - same as the junk fax laws, which passed constitutional
muster easily. The big issue is not just cost, but that junk email,
much like junk fax, does significant damage to the utility of the
medium - and thus, makes communication more difficult. :)