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ZDNN (Reuters): Virginia passes anti-spam law

Feb 25, 1999, 00:35 (0 Talkback[s])

"'Malicious' spamming would be considered a felony."

"The bill, which Gov. James Gilmore has promised to sign, would make Virginia the first state in the nation to have the power to criminally prosecute people accused of spamming.

"The measure would have far-reaching implications because about half of the nation's Internet infrastructure is routed through the state."

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