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Anti-spam laws

Anti-spam laws are laws around unsolicited emails that protect citizens from receiving unwanted spam emails. The CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 pre-empted many of these laws; however, most email service providers require that all users agree to abide by anti-spam policies in their terms of service. It’s also important to note that anti-spam laws are often different depending on the state and country you live in. Be sure to familiarize yourself with the varied sets of anti-spam rules and legislation within your market before sending any unsolicited business emails.

Anti-spam laws are laws around unsolicited emails that protect citizens from receiving unwanted spam emails. The CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 pre-empted many of these laws; however, most email service providers require that all users agree to abide by anti-spam policies in their terms of service. It’s also important to note that anti-spam laws are often different depending on the state and country you live in. Be sure to familiarize yourself with the varied sets of anti-spam rules and legislation within your market before sending any unsolicited business emails.

Example

The Spam Act of 2003 is an example of one of several anti-spam laws.

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