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Re: surge in spam email (fwd)

  • From: Jim Mercer
  • Date: Wed Aug 09 17:04:33 2000

On Wed, Aug 09, 2000 at 01:48:47PM -0700, Derek J. Balling wrote:
> >I think the point is that the spammers are currently inside the US or have
> >interests in the US: the goal should be the hammer the spammer, not the
> >(negligently) innocent relay.
> So then the spammers themselves move offshore, doing "marketing" for 
> US companies, putting their tactics outside the reach. Unless you 
> want to broadly be able to penalize the US companies for the actions 
> of foreign-based contractors' actions committed outside of the US (a 
> very hairy idea, legally, I would think... rats nest)

forward lists of the US entities in the spam-content to the IRS.

that'll fix 'em

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