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Re: More on spam

Sidney Brooks writes:
> Surely, I am not the only person who has thought that spam is a tool for
> attacking the U. S. (yes to some this will seem provincial) by crippling
> what has become a major means of communication.

Much if not most spam originates in the US.

> yes to some this will seem provincial

It is.  People outside the US get as much spam as we do.

> It can also be a tool to repress ideas that you don't agree with, e.g. if
> someone writes a message in favor of abortion or against it to the New
> York Times, the other side can pick up his address and spam him.

That's not spam.  That's just a DOS attack.
John Hasler
john@dhh.gt.org (John Hasler)
Dancing Horse Hill
Elmwood, WI

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