|Received:||3/20/2004 3:49:32 PM|
|Agency:||Federal Trade Commission|
I signed up on the National Do Not Call Registry but it didn't do much good. I still get 5-6 unsolisited fax messages every day. So far I don't see that it has done any good. I still get voice phone solitations almost every day! I'm not sure the "bad guys" will pay much attention to more or stiffer laws. Since the law went in effect concerning SPAM,I'm only getting more SPAM messages than before, nothing has changed except that the mail appears to comply. I find that the idenfication of the sender is just as invalid as before. I get over 100 SPAM a day! Perhaps if I could collect $500.00 from a SPAMER for each SPAM message, they had to provide a real identification, AND there was a simple way to collect the "fine" we could do something about this problem. There would have to be a department that handled these "complaints", perhaps collecting the fines for 50% of the fine. $250.00 to the complainer and $250.00 to the agencey that processed the complaint. SPAM would die quickly. I suggest that any mail that is sent to more than 30 addresses and contained more than 12 words, be automaticly considered SPAM. I know this would be a problem for some ligit organizations, but they could convert to a web site hosted message delivery system instead of sending mail to everyone on their mailing list. It might be a but more trouble for ligit senders, but to stop SPAM this would be worth the trouble. They could notify "their people" that a new message was up at their web site in 12 words or less.