If you don't want to wait for the government to officially slam spam, there are Web sites that can help.
Junkbusters.com aims "to free the world from junk communications." Get facts and software that can help keep spam away.
The Forum for Responsible and Ethical E-mail ( www.ybecker.net ) educates users, helps Internet-service providers, and lobbies government to get rid of spam.
For news and summaries of legislative proposals, check out the Coalition Against Unsolicited Commercial E-mail ( www.cauce.org ).
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