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The CAN-SPAM bill examined

The CAN-SPAM bill examined

Posted Dec 4, 2003 12:29 UTC (Thu) by Wol (guest, #4433)
In reply to: The CAN-SPAM bill examined by jmason
Parent article: The CAN-SPAM bill examined

The other neat European trick - the company who's products are being marketed is responsible for maintaining the list - so if you do reply to an "opt-out", they can't then give the list to a different company and send you the same (or similar) spam again.

But how soon will it be before a BIG company sues the Direct Marketing Association for denial-of-service. I've heard of at least one company complain that their broadband connection was being hammered so bad by spam that their mail-server (configured for "rejection on header", therefore obviously not MS Exchange), couldn't keep up with the flood unless it had EXCLUSIVE use of the connection ...

Cheers,
Wol


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