What is LawBrain?
It's a living legal community making laws accessible and interactive. Click Here to get Started »

Controlling the Assualt of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act (CAN-SPAM)

From lawbrain.com

CAN-SPAM is a U.S. federal law that regulates unsolicited commercial email messages.

  • This LawBrain entry is a stub. Please help us expand it! Click the 'Edit' tab above to add to this page.

Contents

Overview

Controlling the Assualt of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act (CAN-SPAM)[1] is a federal law regulates unsolicited commercial email messages, requiring notice if the message is an advertisement or solicitation. The Act requires that messages include a way for the recipient to opt-out and prohibits deceptive subject headings.  Additionally, it requires that a warning label be placed on those email containing sexually oriented material.  Penalties are enforced for sending deceptive unsolicited commercial email and using another's computer to send such email.

References

  1. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.uscongress/legislation.108s877

External Links

Related Resources on FindLaw

Related Blogs on FindLaw

Failed to load RSS feed from http://search.yahooapis.com/WebSearchService/rss/webSearch.xml?appid=yahoosearchwebrss&query=CAN-SPAM%20Act:blogs.findlaw.com!

                                                                            Web Services by Yahoo!

See Also


Contributors

FindLaw Michelle, FindLaw Nira