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Re: FYA

  • From: Scot Anderson
  • Date: Thu Sep 04 21:17:52 1997

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Actually, I think that they don't cut off that hand right away.  They
start with a finger.  Then a hand on subsequent offenses.  Turns out
there's a bunch of folks missing a finger, very few actually missing
a hand.

Interesting.

At 04:06 PM 9/4/97 -0700, you wrote:
>
>In message <[email protected]>, you wrote:
>
>>
>>------- Forwarded Message
>>
>>Message-ID: <[email protected]>
>>From: Jordan Mendelson <[email protected]>
>>To: "[email protected]" <[email protected]>
>>Subject: RE: are you an ISP thinking of spamming or condoning 
spammer customer
>>s?
>>Date: Thu, 4 Sep 1997 16:02:15 -0400
>>Organization: Web Services, Inc.
>>X-Mailer: Microsoft Internet E-mail/MAPI - 8.0.0.4211
>>Sender: [email protected]
>>
>>On Thursday, September 04, 1997 3:50 PM, Paul A Vixie 
[SMTP:[email protected]] 
>>wrote:
>>> Have a look at <URL: http://www.config.com/apology/public/spam/> 
first.
>>
>>I think we should bring back castration/mastectomy as a means of 
punishment
>>for those who spam.
>
>Works for me!
>
>In Islamic countries, I believe that the standard punishment for 
stealing
>is to have your hands cut off.  This is both a punishment _and_ a 
way of
>preventing repeat offenses.  With regard to either goal, I believe 
it is
>most effective.
>
>My own feeling is that a similar sort of combination should be used 
in
>the case of spammers, i.e. they should be punished by being banned 
entirely
>from the net for a period of from 2 to 10 years, depending upon the 
severity
>of the offense.
>
>>Just an opinion after the 34th copy of this ARE YOU BEING 
INVESTIGATED spam
>>has hit my box.
>
>Yes.  In that guy's case, I would make an exception and cut off his 
nuts
>(if he has any).  I have gotten a bunch of his crap too.
>
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Technologies, Inc.
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>
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Scot Anderson | Voice: 703-383-7950 | www.btg.com/[~scot]


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