|Re: State of the Internet, 2005|
Mon, 3 Oct 2005 23:10:13 +0300
OK, let me keep this simple for you.|
Robert Bonomi <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> <email@example.com> wrote:
>> TELECOM Digest Editor <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> A look at the internet as it stands now, in 2005, from a compilation
>>> Chain letters
>>>...it is illegal to start or forward an e-mail chain letter
>> 'Anyone doing so could be prosecuted for mail fraud.'
> In the United States, that statement _is_ correct.
> The USPIS handles investigation/enforcement of 18 USC 1342.
> Which includes frauds that _induce_ victims to send money
> If the 'scheme to defraud' involves the use of the postal mail system
YOU are the first one to mention MONEY. What the CNN report said, and
It does not involve money. It does not involve use of the postal mail
You kind of remind me of the apologists for the Customs service. On
If the USPIS is so bloody adept and 18 USC 1342 applies to e-mail too,
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