Re: Trading Links

Abigail (
Wed, 20 Nov 1996 18:05:32 -0500 (EST)

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Subject: Re: Trading Links
Date: Wed, 20 Nov 1996 18:05:32 -0500 (EST)
From: "Abigail" <>
In-Reply-To: <> from "Arne Knudson" at Nov 20, 96 01:18:01 pm

Arne Knudson wrote:
++ At 08:32 PM 11/19/96 -0600, you wrote:
++ >| Every month we have about 500.000 visitors to our site.
++ >| We are right now configuring the largest LinkSite=20
++ >| for adult pages on the Internet (>20.000 sites)
++ >
++ >| Scandinavian x-rated
++ >
++ >Is it me, or are mailing lists getting a hold of mailing lists?  Such a
++ >mailing list as the WWW HTML LIST is not a place for advertising,
++ >specially that subject!  It scares me to see that quite shortly this
++ >may be all we get in the E-MAIL inbox... (and I though mailing lists
++ >were free of the scum that otherwise bloat news groups)
++      Should certian individuals be interested in bringing suit, you may do=
++  so.
++      Section 227 of the United States Code specifically states that
++ individuals receiving an unsolicited advertisement on a fax machine may seek
++ reparations of up to $500 or $1500 USD, depending on whether or not ther
++ advertiser knew they were breaking the law. And the law specifically states
++ that a fax machine is any equipment that can receive text or images over a
++ phone line and then transcribe it to paper. Which means your computer at
++ home, hooked up to a modem and printer, constitutes a fax machine.=20

Section 227 also says:
[It is illegal]
  to use a computer or other electronic device to send any message via a
  telephone facsimile machine unless such person clearly marks, in a
  margin at the top or bottom of each transmitted page of the message or  
  on the first page of the transmission, the date and time it is sent
  and an identification of the business, other entity, or individual
  sending the message and the telephone number of the sending machine
  or of such business, other entity, or individual.

Now, *your* message didn't include your telephone number. If you are
willing to take section 227 to the letter, you can start by paying
$1500 to each and every member of this mailing list.