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spam

Online Unsolicited, commercial bulk–junk E-mail. See Mail list, USENET.
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Perhaps a combination of better technology, particularly at the ISP level, an improved CAN-SPAM Act, an international effort, and user education may help.
A summary of the major provisions in the CAN-SPAM Act
Filing suit against Sanford Wallace, for violations of state and federal laws including the CAN-SPAM Act and California's anti-spam statute;
Under the CAN-SPAM Act opt-out requirement, messages must contain either a return address or an "Internet-based mechanism" to allow the recipient to opt out of receiving further messages.
The Sentencing Commission recently approved the guideline changes for violations of the CAN-SPAM Act and sent them on to Congress for approval.
Eight state attorneys general also do not like CAN-SPAM.
One of the primary reasons we believe that legislation has had very little effect on curbing the amount of spam is that it doesn't take away the motivation of the spammers," said Pao, adding that spam has become more of a criminal activity in the three years since CAN-SPAM and is no longer a simple nuisance.
With more than 2,000 publishers in the PartnerWeekly network, there is a complex web of compliancy relationships to manage that is both simplified and held accountable with the use of CAN-SPAM Compliance Monitor.
This momentum is being driven by the need to hold email senders accountable for their actions, which is beginning to unfold on many fronts: ISPs are enforcing email authentication; major trade organizations, such as the DMA and ESPC, are rallying around their efforts; reputation systems are gaining traction; and, the FTC is vigorously prosecuting spammers and others who violate CAN-SPAM provisions.
com) today announced that email marketers have yet to adopt widely accepted best practices -- except those required by the CAN-SPAM Act.
With ExactTarget's on-demand email solution, ULTA has been able to improve email deliverability and ensure compliance with federal CAN-SPAM legislation for its online customer communications.
The CAN-SPAM Act stipulates that each individual email in violation of the rules it sets forth is subject to a penalty of up to $16,000.