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December 27, 2004

Make lawsuits, not spam

betanews.gifIn an opinion piece for BetaNews.com, I offer a way for Lycos to make amends for its failed anti-spam screensaver project. The article, A Legal Cure for Spam Rage, argues that the U.S. Congress should give individual citizens the right to sue spammers under CAN-SPAM. To make this happen, Lycos should lobby for such a "right to private action" amendment, and open a clearinghouse with information on filing private, federal lawsuits against junk emailers.

Posted by brian at December 27, 2004 12:37 PM


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