The CAN-SPAM bill examined
Posted Dec 5, 2003 18:12 UTC (Fri) by tegbert
Parent article: The CAN-SPAM bill examined
Sometimes our inept Congress stumbles onto something.
The reason we have so much spam is because the email system as it now exists allows it with very little friction. It's analogous to the reason we have so many email virii: because Microsoft Outlook is so promiscuous.
If this Congressional action makes the spam situation worse, maybe it will hasten the day when one or more of the many technological methods of reducing spam will finally be put into effect.
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