Spam is Information?

Paul Bradley paul at
Sat Aug 2 07:11:40 PDT 1997

> almost totally redundant.  Instead of posting 1 message,
> 1000 messages are posted.  The 2nd through 1000th message
> add no more information than the first.  This would not be a
> problem if the network had infinite bandwidth and storage
> capabilities.  

1. When a message is cross-posted using the "newsgroups:" line only one 
copy is sent to the news-spool and is seen in all the relevent newsgroups.

2. Bandwidth requirements are no justification for censorship, unless you 
own the equipment you are removing the messages from, even then it is 

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