Spammers hapless fate = ISP toil and sweat
Poul-Henning Kamp phk at critter.freebsd.dk
Thu Sep 18 10:34:16 CEST 1997
>>There is also an issue of local laws. Filtering out spam *could* be illegal >>on some countries (it violates freedom of speech). > >I though that "freedom of speech" only gave you the right to say what you >wanted without fearing punishment from the government, but not where you >want. Now, I don't know the laws in all countries. Does anybody know >of any country with such laws? No, there is no way in hell it can ever be illegal to filter out commercial messages sent without paying for the service. All you have to do is to put in your bussiness rules that you take payment of USD1 for delivering advertising material via email. Check with your local laywer. -- Poul-Henning Kamp FreeBSD coreteam member phk at FreeBSD.ORG "Real hackers run -current on their laptop."
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