New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, December 17, 2003, Page 5

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

December 17, 2003

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 17, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas Pteibef law to can spam By Bob RSeehmann t Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON A new law that President Bush signedTuesday will law shady techniques used by some of the Internets most prolific but the government still hasnt if it will create a registry of email or unsolicited annoying to consumers and costly to our White House press sec retary Scott McClellan said after Bush signed the The law will prohibit senders of unso licited commercial email from disguis ing their identities by using false return addresses or misleading subject and it will prohibit senders from har vesting addresses off Web This will help address the problems associated with the rapid growth and abuse of spam by establishing a frame work of civil and criminal and by providing consumers with options to reduce the volume of unwanted email McClel lan The law was applauded by represen of Internet providers Earthlink and America Online who attended the billsigning along with several Combined with enforcement under state ag well as age lawsuits by Internet service we hope to turn the tide against outlaw AOL chair man Jon Miller Under the the Federal Trade mission is required to study the idea of setting up a registry mod eled after the national donotcall list of people who dont want to get tele phone The which must deliver a plan to Congress within six has expressed doubts that a registry is feasi but including Charles are adamant about getting one We will be vigilant to make sure that the nospam registry is adopted by the FTC and if they we believe Con gress will move the legislation Some critics of the new law are angry because the federal law nullifies stronger antispam legislation passed in Califor nia and other They also say the federal law does not keep email users in America from receiving spam from oth er The California law would have required businesses to get an Internet users permission before sending them any email said Califor nia State Debra DRedondo who helped write If Congress really had an interest in putting spammers out of it would have used Californias new law as a put a bounty on the head of every single spammer and let as many people as possible go after just like we do with junk Marketers who peddle goods and services through email ads said they supported parts of the law because it distinguishes legitimate commercial e mail from unlawful spam and imposes criminal including jail on the Direct Mar keting a trade group for businesses interested in interactive and database said it remains con cerned about the creation of a govern mentrun donotemail Bush also signedthe American Dream Down Payment Act The act is designed to help families that can afford month ly mortgage payments but not the down payment or closing costs associated with buying a The legislation authorizes mil lion a year in down payment assistance to at least lowincome The homeownership rate in America was percent in the third quarter of yet the rate among minorities is below 50 Bush said at a bill signing Aviation greats pay homage to pioneers KILL DEVIL APJ Just steps from the spot where the Wright brothers launched their 12second flight into some of the worlds greatest living aviation pioneers gathered Tuesday to salute them and inspire a new generation to reach Neil Armstrong and Buzz the first men to walk on the shared the stage with former John the first American to orbit the A few seats away was Chuck Yea the first person to shatter the sound Whatever we were able to do we were able to do because we stood on the shoulders of Glenn told a crowd of thou sands at the Wright Brothers National The aviators Were among the 100 alltime heroes of aviation selected by the First Flight Centennial the state agency helping to coordinate the sixday centennial celebration of mans first powered It was to culminate Wednesday with a speech by President Bush and an attempted recreation of the famous flight with a meticulously built replica of the Wright The flight was scheduled for 100 years to the minute since Orville and Wilbur Wright flew over the Outer Banks Among those honored Tuesday were the some of the men and women who have flown fastest and highest since What a warm sunny Armstrong The brothers would have Not enough Hope for a stiff wind Yeager was among the few people at the show who had actu ally met one of the Wright He said he encountered Orville Wright in 1945 at an air show where Orville saw his first To be apart of the Wright brothers 100th it just makes you feel kind of clamped up Yeager COUNCIL CONTINUED FROM Page TA Waste Management could buy city gear privatize the service sometime in January Waste Management officials have been meeting with council over the past months to discuss how they would take over the service if the city opted for City Manager Chuck Pinto said there would be changes within the department regard less of whether the service is I think every community in the except San Anto has privatized their waste management said last Our review of the sanita tion service is simply a man agement and even if we dont privatize there will be some changes in manage he Waste Management officials also said they would help city employees who wanted to work for the company as much as Wed encourage them to get a commercial drivers license if they want to be driv Carrol Wed also let them bypass some of the hir ing practices because we would look at this as an acqui SMOG CONTINUED FROM Page 1A Dp your part for officials say Dallasand Houstonarea residents pay an additional each year for emissions making their total inspection fee This could have been our fate if we had refused to be proactive in protecting our regions air Notzon we have obtained a nonattainment deferred assuring selves the pppprturuty to to coUept and analyse air pollution emissions matipn and to steer ttie course of our air quality fijture with good science rather than ppjifc ical a djf ef vehMes sjjH reprgsg pt j 11 ather ff the she Birch said area residents sr voluntary efforts at home and yew try to morning rush hour cofnbine errands inwoAe Council members also asked whether customers would see higher rites if the services were We can guarantee that the residential rates would remain the same or be Waste Management officials But the city would contin ue billing residentialcus the said We take over the billing for commercial customers from New Braunfels Utilities if they wanted us Waste Management is headquartered in Houston and has annual revenues of It operates 293 landfills in North America and has municipal contracts nation Officials said their proposal for New Braunfels would include 2 day a week residen tial collection with no cart and once a week Well also purchase the citys officials Valentine also asked who would determine future rate We will be able to offer rate Carrol Only two things would affect rate any increase in the consumer price index and if any federal or state Carrol said the if it got the citys would initially operate out of San After six wed move the operation to our Schertz he EGYPT CONTINUED FROM Page 1A Greek cultures also studies shape of the pyramid allows it to last through the They take the core ideas and learn about everything else from Rogers The students are not sure exactly how ancient Egyp tians to pull a pair of lungs out of a dead mans but the children know it happened and how the mummification process contributed to modernday The Egyptians were pretty crazy back in those I Ernestos Jewelry Tune is Running Come by Thursday December 18th 69PM Have a drink and let us help you select the perfect gift Free Gift Wrap Who says Christmas shopping cant be fun she NOW OPEN SUNDAY NOON TO 6PM CHRISTMAS 651 Business IH Suite 240 Exit 189 New Braunfels Market Place 8306253203 said Megan a stu explaining the Hatcher made paper jars similar to those used by the Egyptians to bury mummy Students researched the use 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