Posts Tagged ‘email’

Email Spam

The Canadian Government is attempting to pass a new law (Bill C-27) in regard to email spam. Industry groups are, of course, trying to water it down. Even to the point of it being close to useless. For example. The proposed bill has a section about “implied consent”. What this means is that if you […]

Spam King Wins on Appeal

A former spam king in the U.S. has won an appeal of his conviction. The court agreed with Jeremy Jaynes’ claim that the anti-spam law violates free speech protections under the First Amendment. Although I have not read the actual ruling, that makes me shake my head in disbelief. Sure, maybe the sentence (9 years […]

Where is that Recall Button?

An Ontario man agreed to pay $5,000 and costs to another person whom he defamed in an email. The email was sent to only 1 person, but that person forwarded it to 2 others, including the victim. The original lawsuit asked for $50,000 in damages. Lesson learned?