Stories by Ed Foster

Throwing the book at spam

There ought to be a law. E-mail users, besieged by a vast array of fraudulent and/or obscene junk messages, often wonder why our lawmakers can't put a stop to it.
It's not that there are no laws against spam. Some states have had statutes on the books for several years that attempt to control UCE (unsolicited commercial e-mail), and in recent months, many more states added legislation. But the state laws vary widely in their approach and have resulted in only a handful of successful actions against spammers.

Written by Ed Foster27 Oct. 03 22:00