truckers bombarded by junk e-mails may have reason to rejoice.
John Bloomer, R-Rutland, has sponsored legislation that would require advertisers
who send unsolicited e-mails, or “spam,” to stop.
to set it up similar to telemarketing, where people call up and say they
want to get off the list,” Bloomer told The Rutland Herald. “It
seems like it’s getting a lot worse, and there needs to be controls that
consumers can exercise.”
bill, S31, would punish convicted violators with up to a year’s imprisonment
or a $500 fine for each unsolicited junk e-mail. A second offense could
result in two years imprisonment or a $1,000 fine