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April 2003 Archive
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Virginia Governor Signs Tough Anti-Spam Law The Washington Post. April 29, 2003. Spam now totals at least 40 percent of all e-mail. In response, Virginia passed the nation's toughest legal attack on electronic junk mail. The new law, which takes effect July 1, creates stiffer criminal penalties for spammers and allows the state to seize some of their assets. State officials said they hope that by winning a few attention-getting convictions, they can deter other spammers.
The Wi-Fi hotspots in lower Manhattan, that we mentioned on our April 9th show, are now live. They are in City Hall Park, the South Street Seaport area, Bowling Green, the Vietnam Veterans Plaza on Water Street, Liberty Plaza, Broadway and Liberty Street and Rector Park in Battery Park City. They use stan