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Snuckles
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posted 30 April 2003 06:47 PM      Profile for Snuckles   Author's Homepage        Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
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In the toughest move to date against unsolicited commercial e-mail, Virginia enacted a law Tuesday imposing harsh felony penalties for sending such messages to computer users through deceptive means.

Read it here.

I won't hold my breath. I'm sure I'll still get email trying to sell me quack herbal remedies to make my penis grow bigger, and family members of former African dictators asking me to help them move money out of the country.


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Michelle
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posted 30 April 2003 07:07 PM      Profile for Michelle   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I'm sure that will be as easy to enforce as their sodomy laws.
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