|Re: Ohio Lawmakers OK Bill That Sends Spammers to Jail|
|Rick Merrill (RickMerrill@comTHROWcast.net)|
Thu, 02 Dec 2004 17:30:40 GMT
Lisa Minter wrote:|
> SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Ohio legislators sent an anti-spam bill to
A laudable effort, but it will only affect Ohio based spammers, will
I think they should concoct a bill that (like the Lycos attempt) would
> The worst violators could face a minimum of six months in jail as well
Too bad that they would wind up punishing Ohio-based spammers who only
> AOL spokesman Nicholas Graham called the Ohio bill "one of the
There should be strong penalties for 419 and identity theft!
> "This is not meant to snag grandma sending her oatmeal cookie recipe,"
That's sweet, but irrelvant.
> The Ohio bill was modeled after the federal CAN-SPAM Act but adds
It's a start!
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