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Re: Lexis and Privacy - Bill approaches.
Did you know this company is using your email address as part of
an unlawful email bomb?
I would advise you to write to them at [email protected]
and [email protected] and advise them to stop
using your email address for this type of activity.
It is illegal to use a invalid return email address. If this continues, I
be forced to prosecute the return email address - which they are
making to look like you.
Below is the letter that I received in my email box
In a message dated 96-09-25 15:12:13 EDT, you write:
>Subj: Re: Lexis and Privacy - Bill approaches.
>Date: 96-09-25 15:12:13 EDT
>From: [email protected] (Declan McCullagh)
>Sender: [email protected]
>To: [email protected] (Black Unicorn)
>CC: [email protected]
>This would be good if the bills were written well and thoughtfully.
>Unfortunately, they explicitly extend executive branch regulatory
>jurisdiction to the Net. At least the one I read did; I understand there
>are multiple versions.
>On Tue, 24 Sep 1996, Black Unicorn wrote:
>> Pressure from the FTC Which fielded hundreds of complaints about Lexis and
>> the social security number scrap) has prompted members of the Banking
>> Committee to add provisions to the most recent spending bills which
>> protect personal information (including social security numbers, phone
>> numbers, addresses, and so forth) under the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
>> This limits access to this information to credit agencies and otherwise
>> authorized entities. (Of which I assume Lexis is not one).
>> It's not great protection, but it's something.
>> I urge everyone to take their own measures to protect personal data
>> regardless of what some piece of paper on a library shelf says is
>> protected. The only real protection is not to allow release of the data
>> in the first place.
>> I hate lightning - finger for public key - Vote Monarchist
>> [email protected]
>// [email protected] // I do not represent the EFF // [email protected] //
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>Date: Wed, 25 Sep 1996 05:06:38 -0700 (PDT)
>From: Declan McCullagh <[email protected]>
>To: Black Unicorn <[email protected]>
>Cc: [email protected]
>Subject: Re: Lexis and Privacy - Bill approaches.
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