Posts Tagged ‘CAN-SPAM’

Is Information Found Online Legally Fair Game To Use For Marketing?

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

Social media sites are booming.  The amount of personal information folks are choosing to post to them, such as photos, videos, original stories, thoughts, gossip, and so on, is exploding.  Marketers are drooling at the prospect of using all that “free” information.  Well, it’s really not free, folks. (more…)

CAN-SPAM: Record Judgment Along With Updated Rules

Thursday, May 15th, 2008

I was at the Secure360 conference (a fabulous event, btw) this week, and I’m just getting to an important current topic: CAN-SPAM.
On Monday (5/12) the FTC announced an update to the Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act of 2003 (CAN-SPAM) law.

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The World is Miffed About Spam & Phishing

Thursday, October 18th, 2007

Several weeks ago I got spam from an information security company about a seminar they are putting on. I did not respond; I wasn’t interested. Since that time I have received many messages, all with the same content, from various people from that organization, the tone of which really ticked me off. The following is an excerpt.

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First Person Convicted Under CAN-SPAM Is Sentenced to 70 Months in Federal Prison and Must Pay Over $1 Million

Tuesday, June 26th, 2007

On June 11, Jeffrey B. Goodin was ordered to pay $1,002,885.58 to the victims of his phishing scheme.

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CAN-SPAM Violation: TJ Web Productions Must Pay $465,000 Fine And Perform Additional Actions for 5 Years

Wednesday, January 31st, 2007

Yesterday the U.S. FTC and Department of Justice jointly announced a $465,000 penalty against TJ Web Productions for violating the CAN-SPAM Act.

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CAN-SPAM Violation: TJ Web Productions Must Pay $465,000 Fine And Perform Additional Actions for 5 Years

Wednesday, January 31st, 2007

Yesterday the U.S. FTC and Department of Justice jointly announced a $465,000 penalty against TJ Web Productions for violating the CAN-SPAM Act.

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