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Congress considers two spam fixes

Congress considers two spam fixes (excerpt)
Courtney Macavinta, C|Net News.com, May 21 1997
... "Spam is also giving Internet commerce a bad name. Users are afraid to give their email addresses or other personal information to anyone, and that spells trouble for legitimate businesses and advertisers," said Dan Birchall, a webmaster who supports the Coalition Against Unsolicited Commercial Email.

"I feel that Smith correctly recognizes spam as something that is in opposition to truly free speech and commerce, and just as much a nuisance in the "paperless office" as junk faxes were in traditional offices." he added.

Quoted on spam in c|net

Congress considers two spam fixes by Courtney Macavinta
"Spam is also giving Internet commerce a bad name. Users are afraid to give their email addresses or other personal information to anyone, and that spells trouble for legitimate businesses and advertisers," saidDan Birchall, a webmaster who supports the Coalition Against Unsolicited Commercial Email."I feel that Smith correctly recognizes spam as something that is in opposition to truly free speech and commerce, and just as much a nuisance in the "paperless office" as junk faxes were in traditional offices." he added.