Spamming now illegal

  MichelleC 08:51 11 Dec 2003

Is this new law going to be effective, especially as it only applies to UK? Well, I'm all geared up to make a citizen's arrest on nearly 100 culprits of spam I got today. But they're all in USA!

  Jester2K II 09:00 11 Dec 2003

Only covers you if the SENDER is in the EU.

click here

Quote - "But it will not free mail boxes of spam as much is sent from outside the EU and escapes the new rules."

  TBH1 10:06 11 Dec 2003

I thought the law in the USA was tighter than a law re spam, even with this new ligislation - - - who do we report these 'transgressors' to ?? (just looked that up !!)

  mikef. 18:16 11 Dec 2003

The law on spam is a lot more lax in the USA they decided to adopt an opt out law instead of the opt in law like Europe, this is one case where the EU got it right.

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