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Ian David Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 12:58 PM
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My plan to dramatically increase the effect of our email activism
Senator Cosgrave went ballistic and said that the people on the internets were "abusing" him over his idea to criminalize the failure to report a miscarriage.

According to this article:
http://home.hamptonroads.com/stories/story.cfm?story=80...

Cosgrave says he received 500 emails.

This raises two questions for me:

1) The best we can do is 500 emails?

2) It only takes 500 emails for Cosgrave to declare himself "abused"?

I know people who get 200 spam emails every day and they just shrug it off.

Cosgrave gets 500 emails and he curls up into a ball and hides?

If that's all it takes, we need a better system of sending at least 500 emails to people on the issues that matter.

I have an idea.

If anyone is really good with things like PERL and other computer-related acronyms, please send me a private message.

I am grinning ear to ear with what I think is a truly brilliant plan.


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Maat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 01:02 PM
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1. I, for one, think you made some very good points ...
I say that without explicitly endorsing whatever you are up to (just laughing - it's like my husband, the Internet Software Guru, he's always up to something - he wants to stay away from spamming, though - has big legal implications right now).
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Ian David Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 01:05 PM
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2. I do believe what I have in mind is both ethical and legal
Edited on Tue Jan-11-05 01:05 PM by IanDB1
Then again, I am not a lawyer, nor do I play one on TV.

I also believe it is technically feasible.

Oh, and it's also not spamming.

Spamming is "un-ethical."
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Maat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 01:18 PM
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3. O.K. Got you.
I'm just learning about it all. I'm glad to know you are going to stay out of trouble - just like this wife kicks her husband in the behind to do.
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Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 04:49 PM
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4. What's the plan or is it a secret? nt
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