Month: December 2013

Spammer escapes slammer (Updated)

The Lompoc Record is reporting that Jeffery Kilbride has escaped from the minimum security federal lockup. Kilbride was convicted in 2007 of offenses primarily related to the CAN-SPAM Act. Among the things that were apparently included was an allegation that Kilbride and his partner had impaired the ability to track them down by using false… Read More

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Make money that’s worth it…

I’m putting some old posts back up. That means searching through the Wayback Machine, looking for interesting posts (like many other writers, I think that a lot of what I’ve put out in the past is drivel), and then copying and pasting it into the blog platform, and then altering the date (so that the URL doesn’t change). I came across this post from December 14, 2006. In re-reading it, it occurred to me that with just a few edits, it’s all still relevant today. So, rather than put it back in its old place, I’m putting up a new post (with appropriate edits) exactly 7 years after posting it the first time.

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CASL Loophole?

In looking at the new regulatory framework for CASL which was just released late on Tuesday of last week by [acp title=”CASL81000-2-175 (SOR/DORS)” author=”Industry Canada” media=”website” year=”2013″ month=”December” day=”3″ id=”IC_CASL-01″ url=”http://fightspam.gc.ca/eic/site/030.nsf/eng/00273.html”]{author}[/acp], I noticed a this bit: 3. Section 6 of the Act does not apply to a commercial electronic message… (f) if the person who sends… Read More