telemarketer law

Stephen A. Frye s.frye at VERIZON.NET
Thu Jul 3 20:33:46 MDT 2003

At 07:01 PM 7/3/2003 -0700, you wrote:
>At 01:05 PM 7/3/2003 -0700, Stephen wrote:
>>I am totally NOT in favor of charging for email, but it would sure stop a
>>lot of this.
>I never said charge for email.

Sorry if I implied you did.  I didn't mean that.  I have heard folks
advance that idea as a solution for all the SPAM (not here, I don't believe).

>credit card companies from sending any money to XYZ inc.  The dishonest
>businesses that pay someone to send spam depend on people giving them their
>credit card numbers to pay for the viagra, tool enlarging pills, or
>whatever.  If they cannot get money from MasterCard of PayPal, they're
>going to see a serious drop in sales.

I am definitely in favor of strong measures - and the wallet is generally
something to which people pay attention.

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