From: "Rod Speed"
Subject: Re: Papers [How did we get here from 100R ?]
Date: Sun, 22 Dec 2002 14:40:50 +1100
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CBFalconer wrote in
> Michael A. Terrell wrote
>> Zefram Cochrane wrote
>>> .. and is it really illegal to deliver newspapers
>>> into peoples' mailboxes (so says Norm) ?
Dont believe it, most obviously with subscriptions.
>> By Federal law only the home owner/tenant
>> or the post office can use the mail box.
>> Here, in Central Florida, a lot of newspapers will put
>> a plastic box up to hold your newspaper since and most
>> are delivered by someone driving by, stuffing it in their box.
> Here in the US those mailboxes are often lonely things, sitting
> on a post near the road. The mailman comes by and fills it,
> largely with junk mail and bills, but sometimes with something
> worthwhile. Sooner or later the recipient will empty it. This
> leaves lots of opportunity for nefarious types to rob it of checks, etc.
And anyone with any sense doesnt get checks delivered to those.
> Thus the law against ANYONE other
> than the owner using it for ANYTHING.
Dont believe it.