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Re: SPAM mails marking bugs as done?



On Thu, May 02, 2002 at 10:45:27PM +0100, Oliver Elphick wrote:
> The website is hosted by Verio, Inc. in Colorado, USA, and the mail sent
> through another US ISP: Cox Communications, Inc in California.  Is there
> anything in US Federal or state law that would support a prosecution for
> interfering with a computer, or maybe for criminal damage?  Or perhaps
> we could email the spammer with a demand for compensation?

Are you kidding?  If you interfere with the operation of a computer system
you don't have access to in the US, you're officially a terrorist nowadays
and the FBI will open a can of whoop-ass on you.  Now if they would get
their hands on the punk responsible for w32.klez for filling my mailbox
with hundreds of these silly things while I wasn't here.  =p

-- 
Joseph Carter <knghtbrd@bluecherry.net>         We can hope for the future
                                                But there might not be one
 
* Turken thinks little kids are absolutely adorable... especialyy when
  they're someone elses.

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