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

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

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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.


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

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