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Spammers: Uncle Sam Wants YOU...Gone

The Government took the next step in banning the most annoying, inbox clogging of junk e-mails Monday (December 8th, 2003) when Congress approved a bill that included jail time and/or extremely large fines (in the millions) for SPAM culprits.

Now it's off to the white house to await the Prez's signature, where it's expected to get just that. The law could go into effect before year's end.

It will be really nice to wake up every morning to hopefully a few less sexual enhancement ads, or pleas for help from some government official in Zimbabwe who wants to split some secret stash with me.

For more on the law and its ramifications, check out NWC's Editor Mike Lee's December 9th column.