Demand Grows for Do Not Spam List

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on July 23, 2003

From “Sen. Charles Schumer (D.-N.Y.) said Wednesday he will seek to amend the current spam bill pending before the Senate to include requiring the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to create a Do Not Spam list comparable to the FTC’s popular Do Not Call registry.”

  • The downside of the Do Not Call registry – from the New York Times, Con Artists See Gold in Do-Not-Call Registry states: “Web sites or phone solicitors that claim they can or will register a consumer’s name or phone number on a national list — especially those who charge a fee — are a scam,” the agency said, adding that no one from the federal government tries to confirm personal information once a person signs up.”
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