Congress poised for antispam vote

By Julio Franco
Nov 22, 2003
  1. Congress has reached an agreement on antispam legislation that could end more than six years of failed attempts to create a federal law restricting unsolicited commercial e-mail.

    Members of the House of Representatives debated the measure for nearly an hour on Friday evening, with Democrats and Republicans alike hailing the proposal as a long-sought compromise that would curb advertisements for Viagra and sexual propositions of a dubious nature from clogging e-mail in-boxes. The House was expected to approve the bill early Saturday, while the Senate was expected to follow next week.

    Read more: CNet News.
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