|Received:||3/12/2004 5:26:22 PM|
|Agency:||Federal Trade Commission|
B.1. An email is transactional ONLY if a CURRENT relationship exists. C.1. Opt-out must take immediate effect. D.1. Any email address obtained without the addressee's consent should be considered aggravated. D.2. If a hole can be found, it WILL be found. E.2.1. Yes if the forwarder is compensated or unknown to the addressee. E.2.5. Only if the forwarder is compensated or unknown to the addressee. E.2.7. Unless the forwarder is compensated. F.1. DNE registry is essential. SPAM has been worse since Jan 1 '04; CAN-SPAM watered down certain state laws that were tougher and for which spammers had been preparing. F.1. Effectiveness & Enforcement reporting is essential. One can only hope such reports will be objective and avoid the tendency to make the responsible bureaucracy look better than conditions warrant.