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Re: spammers will move offshore?
On 08/10/00, "Derek J. Balling" <[email protected]> wrote: > But what if you don't KNOW that they're doing something illegal? > e.g., you hire Joe's Marketing Company, and without your knowledge > Joe's Mktg Co spams people. I'm no lawyer, but it seems silly that > you'd be liable for stuff you weren't even aware of (or perhaps that > you had told them not to do but they did anyway, who knows). I am also not a lawyer, but I'd think that turning around and immediately suing the marketing company that's ruining your good name will probably go a long way in convincing your ISP and/or any legal authorities that you didn't approve of the spamming. Remember, laws are not a set of if/then statements. -- J.D. Falk "Laughter is the sound Product Manager that knowledge makes when it's born." Mail Abuse Prevention System LLC -- The Cluetrain Manifesto