Lawyer Tells Appeals Court Spam Law Unconstitutional

A lawyer for a man once considered one of the world's most prolific e-mail spammers urged the Virginia Supreme Court on to strike down a state anti-spam law, arguing it violates free speech protections under the First Amendment. Lawyer Thomas M. Wolf said the state law that makes bulk e-mailing a felony is unconstitutional because it fails to distinguish between commercial messages, which are not covered by the First Amendment, and protected political and religious speech.

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