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Re: SPAM mails marking bugs as done?

On Tue, 2002-05-14 at 07:06, Joseph Carter wrote:
> 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

That gives a new meaning to "bug terrorism"!

> 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.
Oliver Elphick                                Oliver.Elphick@lfix.co.uk
Isle of Wight                              http://www.lfix.co.uk/oliver
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     "Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of
      death, I will fear no evil, for thou art with me; 
      thy rod and thy staff they comfort me."  Psalms 23:4 

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