TITLE

Feds Tackle Mobile Spam

AUTHOR(S)
Medford, Cassimir
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;5/6/2008, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reveals the opinion of speakers at a U.S. Federal Trade Commission hearing on the problem of text message spam. They believe it is difficult to pin liability for the problem on any particular group because of the number of third parties in the business. Attorney general William Haselden said they have looked at the aggregators, billing aggregators, and advertising networks. Alykhan Govani of MX Telecom added that they regulate the process but it is difficult for them to monitor changes made by the content provider.
ACCESSION #
36834906

 

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