More News on Anti-Spam Efforts

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on April 29, 2003

Spammers obviously continue to irritate a very raw nerve, and Capitol Hill is piling on. Recent federal legislation from Senators Wyden and Burns, Senator Schumer, and now Senator Lofgren’s announcement of the introduction of the Restrict and Eliminate Delivery of Unsolicited Commercial E-mail (REDUCE) Spam Act, added to state legislative efforts, indicate that the battle has not been forsaken. See also this summary of the Reduce Spam Act.
The Internet heavy-weight trio of AOL, MSN and Yahoo have also joined the fight, as the cost of spam continues to escalate, and to infuriate users and services providers alike.

Posted in E-Commerce, E-Mail

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