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Subject: Re: Jodge orders AOL to allow junk email... (fwd)
From: "Gabb, Andrew" <apg @ itd . erl . dsto . defence . gov . au>
Date: Mon, 09 Sep 96 09:37:00 CST
To: Eric Thomas <ERIC @ VM . SE . LSOFT . COM>, list-managers <list-managers @ GreatCircle . COM>

>From: Eric Thomas
>Incidentally, so far 100% of the spam joints have been in the US. To tell
>you the truth, telemarketing is virtually absent in most other countries.
>There ARE companies  that do it, but  now that you mention  it, I haven't
>been telemarketed  a single  time in  my life while  in Europe.  When I'm

Well, I can certainly say that telemarketing is alive and festering in 
Australia, both for home and small business.  I'd also suggest that it is 
common in most parts of the world, but this is _me_ guessing now.  In terms 
of the internet, I have had spam from many countries, including Australia. 
 But from where I sit, the US is the most prolific, as you indicate.

Andrew
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