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    Jan 2004

    question about the spams.

    Everyone gets at some stage in their mail box e-mails about the great on line pharmacies selling performance enhancing drugs. Normally they are filled out with some random text. Looking at one such text I realise it was actually from a well know book. The land that time forgot by edgar rice burroghs. I then went throught a couple of others I have been save to try and make an effective filter againts them and found various texts by different authors. Wouldn't it be a much more sensiable use of the authors associations time to hit such sites for Copyright infringement rather than going after GOOGLE or the other on line libary projects. What are you views?
    Here is the text if you do a search on google even with the extra words added for padding you will eaily find the source:

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    \"America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between.\"
    \"The reason we are so pleased to find other people\'s secrets is that it distracts public attention from our own.\"
    Oscar Wilde(1854-1900)

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    Dec 2003
    i agree that there are grounds to make cases for copyright infringement in some of the junk mail i have received,but what really needs to be done is ,the govrements finest (sayign htis very sarcasticly) needs to inforce the laws in place
    im a Steve Wozniak in a bill gates world

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