[extropy-chat] the RBL racket
eugen at leitl.org
Mon Sep 11 06:57:23 UTC 2006
On Mon, Sep 11, 2006 at 07:22:27AM +0100, Russell Wallace wrote:
> You'd put a man in _prison_ for typing words on a computer keyboard?
But spammers don't do that. They break into people's
computers, and install malware. They steal resources
from their victims. They're also disrupting communication,
and give a bad name to a perfectly good medium.
People's time is worth a lot, whether private, or
> That puts you over the line, I'm afraid.
> Sorry, but there are limits. This transgresses them.
I disagree. I would give life sentence to particularly
egregious cases. If I do damage to the economy to the
tune of 50 gigabucks, why shouldn't I go to jail?
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