CANSPAM

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CANSPAMControlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act
CANSPAMControlling the Assault of Non Solicited Pornography and Marketing
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TRADE COMM'N, SUBJECT LINE LABELING AS A WEAPON AGAINST SPAM: A CANSPAM ACT REPORT TO CONGRESS, at i (2005), available at http://www.ftc.gov/reports/canspam05/050616canspamrpt-pdf.
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 Act.
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.) The House/Senate/state wrangling is intense as lawmakers try to balance anti-spam measures while protecting legitimate commercial interests.
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 Act.
ASAE recently submitted comments in response to the Federal Trade Commission's query regarding determining an e-mail's "primary purpose." 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.
anti-spam legislation (CANSPAM) that took effect January 1, 2004, has had little effect on reducing the amount of junk e-mail (spare) that is being sent at an ever-growing rate.