Settlements prove that spam laws have teeth

Garretson, Cara
August 2005
Network World;8/15/2005, Vol. 22 Issue 32, p12
Trade Publication
This article examines whether spam laws have an impact on the computer industry in the U.S. Federal and state laws enacted to limit spam generally have been viewed as the weak part of the three-component anti-spam approach that includes technology and education. However, successes in the legal world, combined with hints that spam volumes may finally be on the decline, suggest that federal CAN-SPAM law and its state-level counterparts may be having some effect.


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