FTC Celebrates CAN-SPAM with Spam Suits

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At the two year anniversary of the CAN-SPAM act, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced legal actions against spammers, including joint operations with state attorneys general and the Canadian government. On Tuesday, the FTC said...

CAN-SPAM : Did It Work?

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In 2003, George Bush signed into law the CAN-SPAM Act, designed to reduce the amount of unwanted emails, spam, being sent to internet users. The act laid out a variety of requirements that bulk mailers...

CAN-SPAM Big Bust

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MX Logic, a firm who has been tracking CAN-SPAM complience, says, "Get a good spam filter, because despite federal law, it's not going away anytime soon." The numbers don't lie: CAN-SPAM is...

Another Spammer Sued Under CAN-SPAM

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Today William T. Carson has been sued for allegedly sending thousands of SPAM. This comes as another welcomed lawsuit against spammers for me. This lawsuit was filed by Massachusetts attorney general, and "is...

Massachusetts files suit under Can-Spam

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The Massachusetts Attorney General's office has filed suit against a Florida man suspected of sending spam e-mail to thousands of consumers, in what's considered to be the first claim brought by a state under the...

First complaint filed under Can-Spam

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The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a criminal complaint against four Detroit-area men under the federal Can-Spam Act, in the first case sparked by the legislation. In a filing Wednesday in...

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