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Re: As Decency Issue Boils, Comcast Sets a Family Tier

Seth Breidbart (
Sun, 25 Dec 2005 01:51:24 +0000 (UTC)

In article <>, Seth Breidbart
<> wrote:

> In article <>, Monty Solomon
> <> wrote:

>> By Keith Reed, Globe Staff

>> Comcast Corp., the nation's largest cable provider, said yesterday it
>> will offer a package of family-friendly channels in 2006, following
>> increasing pressure on the industry from legislators and regulators to
>> curb access to violent and sexually explicit content.

> When are they going to stop sending porn spam to a 12-year-old
> account?

> [TELECOM Digest Editor's Note: I assume you meant an email account
> which has been open for twelve years, _not_ a twelve year old person.
> PAT]

Well, yes, but not putting it too clearly is more likely to embarrass
them into maybe taking effective action. Not that I doubt the same
porn spam goes to 12-year-olds, I just don't have one whose email I
can check.


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