Tag: Case law

Real impacts of spam

I don’t talk about it very often, but there are some real consequences to even the existence of spam. All the way back in 2004, the FTC mentioned it as a driver in address churn​*​​(Federal Trade Commission 2004)​. Of course, wanted messages get lost. Finally, we can blame the mere existence of spam for the… Read More

Use Private Domain Registration and Go to Jail?

The 9th Circuit opinion in USA v. Kilbride has been released. This is primarily an obscenity case against the defendants for sending pornographic spam email. But, it also includes a challenge to 18 U.S.C. § 1037 on vagueness grounds. 18 U.S.C. § 1037 is the part of the [acp id=”Wikimedia-01″ media=”wiki” title=”CAN-SPAM Act of 2003″… Read More

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