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Re: identity theft != spam

  • From: Chris Woodfield
  • Date: Thu May 15 16:34:53 2003

One bit of insight to take away from this is the fact that if he was forced to commit 
identity theft and fraud in order to continue his spamming, then obviously we're doing 
/something/ right...

The flip side is the realization that professional spamming is lucrative enough that 
at least for one person, it was worth the risk of breaking the law in order to keep it 


On Thu, May 15, 2003 at 07:14:19PM +0200, Randy Bush wrote:
> this exemplifies the corporate and legislative attempt to confuse
> spam == uce with forgery.  if they can make the latter the issue,
> this leaves the way completely clear for unsolicited commercial
> email from the corporate sector which now fills our post boxes with
> ground trees.
> randy

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