|Received:||3/31/2004 9:48:42 AM|
|Agency:||Federal Trade Commission|
- Additional aggravated violations should include sending multiple messages to the same user/domain within a 24 hour time period - Additional aggravated violations should include failure to respect automated SMTP "invalid user" messages - Implementation of a do not spam registry should take the form of a topic based system. For example, providing choices based industry e.g. "No adult material", "No timeshares", "Only personal services", etc - Implementation of a do not spam registry should allow companies (not necessarily ISPs) to define parameters for their entire organization (e.g. under no circumstances should adult material be sent to pikauba.com, regardless of user name) - Access to the contents of the do not spam registry should only be made by verified/bonded members of known organizations. For example, if the organization wishing access is a current member in good standing of the better business bureau - Currently the enforcement of the CAN-SPAM does not include corporations or small businesses who are not ISPs. This restriction should be removed as corporations bear a significant burden in processing spam emails.