Jury Still Out on
CAN-SPAM: Case for the Prosecution. CAN-SPAM gives no remedy to those
who have inadvertently given permission to resell their email address to third
parties. This problem has arguably been better addressed in the European Union
with its E-Privacy Directive.
All the successful high-profile U.S. actions to date have been
against state laws. There are several CAN-SPAM actions in the pipeline right
now. Gathering evidence, finding spammers, and prosecuting them takes time ...