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Re: [anti-spam-wg@localhost] Contacts

  • To: Chris Jones < >
  • From: "Clive D.W. Feather" < >
  • Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2003 17:10:31 +0000

Chris Jones said:
>>> If RIPE (and the other RIR's do NOT take appropriate action, then
>>> politicians will do it for you. Have you read the current proposals being
>>> discussed in Brussels and Strasbourg?
>> No. Could you please provide pointers to these proposals?
> See
> 1. http://www.theregister.co.uk/content/archive/22387.html
> 2. http://www.eubusiness.com/item/82353
[...]

You're talking about Directive 2002/58/EC, which is probably the best thing
to hit the telecommunications lawbook since 2000/31/EC.

This is the "spamming is illegal" law (it's got one minor exemption for
businesses sending email to their own customers). The only people I know
opposed to it are the spammers. Does that include you?

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