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Re: Lexis and Privacy - Bill approaches.



Dear PhneCards,

Please stop using my email address as part of an inappropriate email
bomb. If this continues, I will be forced to persecute your return
email address.

Now we don't want that to happen, do we?

-Declan


On Wed, 25 Sep 1996 [email protected] wrote:

> Date: Wed, 25 Sep 1996 18:13:24 -0400
> From: [email protected]
> To: [email protected], [email protected]
> Subject: 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
> will
> 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. 
> >
> >-Declan
> >
> >
> >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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