X-Message-Number: 23993
Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2004 02:33:24 -0700
Subject: Re: Spam is in the eye of the libertarian beholder
From: Kennita Watson <>

On Sun, 25 Apr 2004 21:13:43 -0600, "mike99" <> 

> ...But what Mr. Pagnato posts is not his opinion, but
> rather messages forwarded from some political website or email list. 
> When
> people than ask Mr. Pagnato to say something himself, in his own 
> words, he
> never replies. In other words, he's just a conduit for political spam. 
> In
> fact, Pagnato might not even exist: the name might be cover for 
> someone else
> to re-post political spam.
> That kind of behavior violates the spirit of this group and every other
> online discussion group....

If that is the case (i.e., Paul Pagnato is not an active subscriber but
a passive spam conduit), Kevin ought to just delete his name without
prejudice or guilt.  can we then deep-six the ratings (which to my mind
just add 2 lines of cruft to each digest message)?  I can hope....

Live long and prosper,
Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery;
none but ourselves can free our minds.
           -- Bob Marley, "Redemption Song"

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