Battle over junk E-mail continues

Gebeloff, Rob
July 1997
San Diego Business Journal;7/23/97 Supplement, Vol. 18 Issue 29, p15A
Reports that Republican Christopher Smith introduced legislation in Congress on May 21, 1997 making it a crime to unleash E-mail advertising unless the recipient has a pre-existing business relationship with the sender. What Senator Robert Torricelli's proposal states; Reason for the battle over junk E-mail; Counterattack by spammers to threats made by Earthlink; Formation of a coalition of Netizens opposed to spam.


Related Articles

  • Cyberface lawsuits. Branscum, Deborah // Macworld;May95, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p149 

    Focuses on the risks involved in online exchanges. Cases of online libel suits; Application of libel and privacy laws to online exchanges; Potential damages for libelous statements; Protective measures.

  • Proposed E-mail bill offers balance. Patch, Kimberly // PC Week;9/6/93, Vol. 10 Issue 35, p24 

    Reports on a bill proposing to formalize employer and employee rights concerning E-mail. Limitation of employers' rights to monitor employees' E-mail and other types of electronic communication; Costly active monitoring of E-mail; Opposition by the Electronic Mail Association (EMA). INSET:...

  • Regulators Get Tough on E-Doc Retention. Kite, Shane // Securities Industry News;2/10/2003, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p8 

    Reports on the advice of regulators for the companies to search for swift compliance with electronic-mail (e-mail) archiving rules. Disappointment among officials of U.S. government departments for the involvement of firms in conflict of interest research; Complain of the lawyers representing...

  • In its rush to ban slamming, Congress may make some kinds of spam legitimate. Foster, Ed // InfoWorld;06/22/98, Vol. 20 Issue 25, p72 

    Comments on the US Congress' passage of a legislation that bans slamming by telephone companies which attaches an amendment that deals with the problem of junk electronic mails. Mechanics of the slamming operation of telephone companies; Congress' requirement for the inclusion authentic...

  • How to avoid CAN-SPAM can of worms. Callaway, Leslie; Kruhm, Mark // ABA Banking Journal;Oct2013, Vol. 105 Issue 10, p53 

    Three questions and answers are presented related to prevent the U.S. Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing (CAN-SPAM) Act, sending of commercial e-mail, and obtaining the Adverse Action Notice for the U.S. Fair Credit Reporting Act and Regulation B.

  • Lawsuit Threat Fuels E-Mail Monitoring. Dickinson, Casey J. // Business Journal (Central New York);06/09/2000, Vol. 14 Issue 23, p16 

    Reports that the potential for lawsuits arising from corporate electronic mail is fueling a trend toward monitoring employee messages. Employers' increased sensitivity over e-mail systems; Legal protection for employers' practice of monitoring company e-mail; Limits of the right to monitor...

  • Business-only e-mail policies may be unlawful. Galewski, Roy // Westchester County Business Journal;12/31/2001, Vol. 40 Issue 53, p15 

    Focuses on the legality of business-only electronic-mail policies in the workplace in the United States. Use of e-mail system by employees for personal necessities; Prohibition of employers on the use of e-mail involving union activities; Protection action for employers on the use of the...

  • Electronic mail and privacy. Veeder, Stacy B.; Hernon, Peter // Journal of Academic Librarianship;Mar1995, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p123 

    Discusses issues on privacy arising from the use of electronic mail (e-mail). Limitations in the protection of privacy through the e-mail; Passage of the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) in 1986; Interception and disclosure of communications during transmission; Lawsuits filed under...

  • Should e-mail messages be considered public documents? Shanoff, Barry // Waste Age;Jun99, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p10 

    Discusses the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act of 1996 in the United States concerning the legality of treating electronic mail (e-mail) correspondence between government officials as public documents. Inclusion of e-mail among matters which the public has the right to know about;...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics