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Re: Draft Agenda for WG meeting at RIPE31

  • To: Gunnar Lindberg < >
  • From: Herman Van Uytven < >
  • Date: Wed, 09 Sep 98 09:27:53 +0200

On Tue, 8 Sep 1998 20:16:42 +0200 (MET DST) you said:
>I'm not going to be there and I couldn't have helped anyway, but
>I suggest you try to investigate the following:
>    Legal status and activities in various countries.

In Belgium a project will start where technical and juridical specialists
will get together to discuss these issues (in general, not only for spam).
If there are other similar initiatives, I would like to know.


>    Is forgery in "MAIL From:" OK or is that in fact illegal?
>    What do paper commercials require (i.e. can I lie there?);
>    could spam be put into the same category?
>    What about address lists, i.e. is owning the address CD legal?
>    Is selling the address CD legal? What about creating it?
>My fuzzy idea is that maybe there is something that's "illegal enough"
>so that it can serve as a basis for legal actions and/or allow ISPs
>to break the contract.
>    Would it be possible to create and maintain a "custommer black
>    list" that is shared between ISPs? (Assuming this would help).
>	Gunnar Lindberg

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