Subject: Re: Please make it stop..
To: None <>
From: Andrew Gillham <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/11/1998 15:30:19 writes:
> In message <>, Andrew Gillham writes:
> >According to the effective date (30 days after the date of enactment),
> >assuming May 12, 1998 is the enactment date, today should be the first
> >day this bill is enforceable.  I'm not a lawyer.  I am making assumptions,
> >but this unidentified SPAM *should* be illegal starting today or tomorrow.
> >(and can be reported to the Federal Trade Commission)
> No such luck, it's not law yet; only passed by part of the government.
> Also, note that the FTC doesn't care.  :)

Yup, I wasn't paying attention.  If it passes into law, we'll be set.

And yeah, the FTC doesn't care, but if it becomes law, they are charged
with developing mechanisms for reporting violations.  Hopefully they'll
care then.  :-)

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