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Re: spammers will move offshore?

  • From: J.D. Falk
  • Date: Thu Aug 10 16:29:26 2000

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

	Remember, laws are not a set of if/then statements.

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