Subject: Re: Spam
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Space Case <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/22/1998 23:05:09
On Jul 22, 12:09pm, "Perry E. Metzger" wrote:
>Because people living in Washington can now successfully sue spammers
>for money. It seems to be working. Those of us not in the state can't
>do that.

The thing is, two conditions need to be met:
1. They have to disguise the sending address and/or the subject
2. They have to 'reasonably know' the recipient lives in Washington

If they send it to a mailing list on a server that lives in California,
for example, it won't meet the second condition...

If they sent it directly to my account on, then I could sue,
because eskimo is registered in Washington.


Steve Allen -   ICQ 6709819

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It just happens to be selective about who it makes friends with.
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