Legislative Relief - was Re: Motion for a new POST NSF AUP

Larry J. Plato ljp at noc.ans.net
Mon Oct 16 19:03:36 UTC 1995

> On 15 Oct 95 at 15:24, George Herbert wrote:
> > Just as a warning, some of us on the recieving end of more than our fair
> > share of net abuse (the collected Usenet moderators) are starting to get
> > more than a little short fuzed about this.  
> I would like to propose that we seek legislative relief from
> this ever-increasing problem.  I have spoken with counsel and
> now understand what is required to support the enactment of 
> federal legislation to prohibit the misuse of electronic mail
> and Usenet news by unprincipled "spammers."

I think the cure would be worse than the disease.  No lawyers

Larry Plato

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