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Re: Court challenge to AOL junk-mail blocks

If AOL wants to stop spammers, let them. They have every right to do so as
long as their agreement with their customers permits it. It's a matter of
contract law between AOL and its customers and should not involve the
spammers and a lawsuit brought by the spammers.

It seems as though the judge was snookered by the spammers' claim of U.S. 
Mail-like service, free speech, blah. The right to free speech does 
extend to corporations; in that way, it includes the right *not* to speak.


On Fri, 6 Sep 1996, Damaged Justice wrote:

> This is utter horseshit. AOL, like any private individual or organization,
> has the right to refuse service to anyone at any time for any reason, or
> even for no reason at all. The gubmint isn't doing SQUAT, except forcing
> AOL to allow the spammers access.
> --
> http://yakko.cs.wmich.edu/~frogfarm ...for the best in unapproved information
>       Hey, Bill Clinton: You suck, and those boys died! I hope you die!
>  I feel a groove comin' on             $              Freedom...yeah, right.

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