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Subject: Re: Definition of spam (was Topica)
From: Chuq Von Rospach <chuqui @ plaidworks . com>
Date: Sat, 6 Mar 1999 22:52:42 -0800
To: Michael Bennett <mjb @ mailrelay . liffe . com>, list-managers @ GreatCircle . COM
In-reply-to: <199903031610.QAA15713@ssdevmjb01.liffe>

At 4:10 PM +0000 3/3/99, Michael Bennett wrote:

> The most common way of proving copyright, is by posting the 
> copyright subject in
> a sealed envelope to yourself through the Post Office as recorded delivery.
> This then should never be opened.

And while this method is recommended by some people in the States, 
it's been tested in court and failed on a number of occasions.  FWIW. 
For one reason, people have mailed EMPTY envelopes to themselves and 
then filled and sealed them later....

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Chuq Von Rospach (Hockey fan? <http://www.plaidworks.com/hockey/>)
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