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Subject: Re: Jodge orders AOL to allow junk email...
From: "Lazlo Nibble" <lazlo @ swcp . com>
Date: Mon, 9 Sep 1996 22:04:11 -0600 (MDT)
To: list-managers @ greatcircle . com (lm)

> In criticizing the idea of law for regulating junk mail,
>     (and is there a line we all agree on? for advertizing neat stuff
>     like memory and new on-line services?)

As far as I'm concerned, the "line" is unsolicited bulk email.

> you said it is survival of the fittest.  And AOL owns all the lines, I
> believe.  
> 
> I don't see reason for the strongest economically to make the
> decisions of, or for everyone.

AOL is only making the decisions for AOL, and AOL is hardly the only game in
town for email connectivity.

-- 
::: Lazlo (lazlo @
 swcp .
 com; http://www.swcp.com/lazlo)

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