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ZDNN (Reuters): Virginia passes anti-spam law

“‘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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