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Re: Urban Legends Reference Pages: Politics (Celling Your Soul)

Tony P. (
Thu, 16 Dec 2004 10:21:32 -0500

In article <>,

> Steve Sobol <> writes:

>> Tony P. wrote:

>>> In article <>,
>>> says:

>>>> One thing I've noticed lately, is a lot of telemarketing calls from
>>>> Quebec. Note that Canadian telemarketers are not bound by US law.

>>> I've noted the same thing. Is there some particular reason this occurs?

>> Because they aren't bound by US law ...

> But the people they are marketing on behalf of *are*, and they are
> responsable for assuring the legality of all marketing efforts they
> have subcontracted for.

That is precisely why I say that to stop spam in its tracks you have
to follow the money.

Financial auditing is a tool that most law enforcement agencies don't
understand. If they did we'd see a whole lot less corruption in
government and business.

[TELECOM Digest Editor's Note: But they *will soon* be bound by
Canadian law. Canada right now is in the process of discussing and
legislating some very tough telemarketing -- or actually, anti-
telemarketing -- laws. See . PAT]

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