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CAN-SPAMControlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act of 2003 (proposed US spam legislation)
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As stated above, the CAN-SPAM Act applies only to e-mail messages that are sent for the primary purpose of advertising or promoting a company's products or services.
containing accurate contact information, did not violate CAN-SPAM.
The FTC targeted operators who allegedly violated the CAN-SPAM Act by sending junk e-mail with false "from" information and misleading subject lines, and by failing to provide an "opt-out" option or a physical address.
There is no general "established business relationship" exemption under the CAN-SPAM Act, as there is under federal telemarketing laws.
For example, IFA recommended that e-mail sent by franchise systems be defined as "transactional or relationship messages," which are allowed under the CAN-SPAM Act.
More importantly," added Wise, "the FTC's revised Sender definition eliminates the confusion and frustration over multiple opt-out links for consumers and makes it as easy as possible for them to unsubscribe from unwanted emails, which, in essence, is the primary purpose of the CAN-SPAM Act.
The company assists law enforcement with intelligence on spam in support of the CAN-SPAM Act.
The lawsuits accuse defendants of violating laws including the federal CAN-SPAM Act.
THANKS TO THE ingenious CAN-SPAM Act passed by Congress last year, junk e-mail in the United States has been drastically reduced, rendering many inboxes completely spam free.
In the CAN-SPAM law passed last December, Congress ordered the commission to investigate the feasibility of allowing e-mail users to place their e-mail addresses in a registry for those who do not want unsolicited messages.
The bill requires that senders of commercial e-mails include an opt-out mechanism similar to the one required by the federal CAN-SPAM Act.
This week, the company used the US federal CAN-SPAM Act and its local Washington state spam statute to sue potentially dozens of individuals and companies, all of which are currently listed as "John Doe" defendants.