passed the CANSPAM
Act of 2003, which requires that commercial e-mail
According to the FTC, the CANSPAM
Act would be more effective if:
In short, the FTC says all e-mails have a primary purpose and that purpose determines whether you must comply with the federal CANSPAM
Anti-spam measures are big on the legislative horizon, ranging from strict legislation at the state level to not-so-strict federal bills like CANSPAM
(which doesn't do much to can spam, according to states' attorneys general.
If any of the above questions apply and the answer to any of them is "no," the company should work to correct these areas of noncompliance and seek the assistance of a professional consultant or attorney to make sure the company is in compliance with the Do-Not-Call Act, the Junk Fax Prevention Act and the CANSPAM
ASAE stated that e-mails that further the tax-exempt purpose of a nonprofit organization and that are sent to members, donors, or other constituencies should not be considered commercial and therefore should not be covered by the CANSPAM
Act of 2003, even if such messages include marketing, promotion, or sales information.
The court noted that most of the statutes existing today, including the federal CANSPAM
Act passed in 2004, are targeted toward commercial spam only.