[LINK] Will governments grasp the nettle on spam
cas at taz.net.au
Wed Jan 10 10:04:30 AEDT 2007
On Wed, Jan 10, 2007 at 09:51:07AM +1100, Howard Lowndes wrote:
> Craig Sanders wrote:
> > also, governments are pretty much all infected by the meme that ANY
> > economic activity is good economic activity, and spam results in
> > economic activity. while they can't actively support it, they can and
> > will ignore it.
> Do you mean that it's good for the economy for me to go around knocking
> old ladies on the head and pinching their bank books then cleaning out
> the accounts and spending up big time...
yep. you'd be doing a service to the nation.
pretty small scale, though. you'd get a lot more appreciation if you
plundered the few remaining forests and/or spewed out megatons of
craig sanders <cas at taz.net.au> (part time cyborg)
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