TITLE

E-mail bills may unintentionally hurt companies trying to

AUTHOR(S)
Laabs, Jennifer
PUB. DATE
July 1998
SOURCE
Workforce (10928332);Jul98, Vol. 77 Issue 7, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the United States Senate adopted Bill S.1618 which amends the Communications Act of 1934 to improve the protection of consumers against `slamming.' Definition of slamming in the context of telecommunications; Sections of the bill that relate to the use of e-mail for commercial purposes; Proposed resolutions to the problems of the bill.
ACCESSION #
830746

 

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