Spammer Urges Congress to Pass Anti-Spam Law

The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee lined up the usual suspects for its Wednesday hearing on possible spam legislation. There was Ted Leonsis of America Online, Brightmail’s Enrique Salem and Marc Rotenberg of the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), all urging immediate federal laws to curb the onslaught of unsolicited bulk e-mail.

The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee lined up the usual suspects for its Wednesday hearing on possible spam legislation. There was Ted Leonsis of America Online, Brightmail’s Enrique Salem and Marc Rotenberg of the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), all urging immediate federal laws to curb the onslaught of unsolicited bulk e-mail. Not so usual, though, was self-confessed mass spammer Ronald Scelson, who said he also supported national legislation. It would, he claimed, make his operation, Scelson Online Marketing, legal.

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