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Journal Journal: EU speeds up its spam offensive 1

Ananova writes:

EU officials are pressing for faster enforcement of new rules against unsolicited emails than previously planned.

EU Enterprise and Information Society Commissioner Erkki Liikanen said the new EU rules were a priority and should be adopted into national law books by next week ahead of the October 31 effective date previously planned.

Read the full story.

It seems something good can come out of the EU after all...

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Journal Journal: Government crackdown on spam

BBC Online reports: "From October, a European Union directive will make unsolicited e-mails illegal across member states."

Apparently something good can come out of the EU.

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Journal Journal: Spam from dvine@coppernet.zm

Oh, so I just received a spam from Viktoria R.B. in Lusaka of Zambia, asking me if "any ladies of my household" would like to visit her newly opened Nail Studio.

Viktoria, repeat after me: SPAM IS BAD!

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