1. When returning to work from holidays to find nine million people need an answer from you RIGHT NOW.
2. When your ex gets shitfaced and spends all night writing you their life story, then promises to post compromising videos of you together if you don't reply to them in equally excruciating detail.
3. When it's the holiday season and out of politeness you have to send insincere good wishes to innumerable relatives, acquaintances and business contacts who you haven't so much as farted near since the same time the previous year.
"Whoever...utilizes any device or software that can be used to originate telecommunications or other types of communications that are transmitted, in whole or in part, by the Internet... without disclosing his identity and with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any person...who receives the communications...shall be fined under title 18 or imprisoned not more than two years, or both."
Thanks to Congress a lot of annoying people will likely be e-jailed in the near future.