[lug] off topic, spam laws - not really

Peter Hutnick peter at fpcc.net
Mon Feb 11 12:05:23 MST 2002

On Monday 11 February 2002 05:50 am, Ernie Stiltner wrote:
> There is a mailbox at the Federal Trade Commision that is supposed to track
> spam - uce at ftc.gov.  Send them copies of all your spam. It is probably a
> black hole, but if they get enough spam, we may get enough attention that
> the sick joke of current spam laws get revised.

$ telnet redfox.ftc.gov 25
Connected to redfox.ftc.gov.
Escape character is '^]'.
220 redwolf.ftc.gov ESMTP Sendmail 8.10.1/8.10.1; Mon, 11 Feb 2002 14:03:34 
-0500 (EST)
vrfy uce
250 2.1.5 <uce at redwolf.ftc.gov>
expn uce
250-2.1.5 <uce at lhasa.ftc.gov>
250 2.1.5 <uce at graywolf.ftc.gov>

Well, it doesn't expn to /dev/null ;-)


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