Resources from FTC Spam Forum

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on May 2, 2003

  • Agenda, last updated April 29, 2003 (pdf)
  • Panelist Biographies (pdf)
  • FTC SPAM EMAIL Website (This website has information about the Federal Trade Commission’s recent law enforcement actions against deceptive commercial email and spammers who don’t honor their “remove me” claims)
  • Educational Materials from the Conference:

  • You’ve Got Spam: How to “Can” Unwanted Emails (pdf)
  • Email Address Harvesting: How Spammers Reap What You Sow (pdf)
  • Don’t

  • Want Your Email Address Harvested? (pdf)
  • What’s In Your In-box? (pdf)
  • The “Nigerian” Scam: Costly Compassion (pdf)
  • “Remove Me” Responses and Responsibilities: Email Marketers Must Honor “Unsubscribe” Claims (pdf)
  • In related news, see also this commentary, DMCA vs. Spam, which asserts: “…there already is a well-developed legal structure in place (and regularly exercised) that would defend us against spammers –intellectual property laws. If a logo can be considered part of a corporation’s intellectual property, why can’t the same argument apply to email addresses?”

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