[rc5] Offence under US code Title 47, Sec 227(b) (1) (C)
jeversol at mcsc.k12.in.us
Sun Oct 5 18:03:09 EDT 1997
At 02:50 PM 10/5/97 -0500, you wrote:
>attached herewith. Junk Mail is now regarded as the same as unwanted
>and unsolicited junk faxes and telemarketing calls - all of which are
>now ILLEGAL under US federal law:
> By US Code Title 47, Sec.227(a)(2)(B), a computer/modem/printer
> meets the definition of a telephone fax machine. By Sec.227(b)
> (1)(C), it is unlawful to send any unsolicited advertisement to
> such equipment, punishable by action to recover actual monetary
> loss, or $500, whichever is greater, for EACH violation.
Erm, I'd check with an attorney first. I did, and he said that e-mail did
not fall under 47 USC 227.
Joe Eversole (jeversol at mcsc.k12.in.us) (Gamma at IRC)
Mooresville Consolidated School Corporation
(317) 831-9203 Ext. 125 -- Fax: (317) 831-9206
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