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Spam Legislation - Laws Regulating Unsolicited Email

In many countries, sending unsolicited emails is governed by law. Find out about the relevant legislation and where it might apply.

CAN-SPAM Act of 2003
Text of the "Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act of 2003".

The CAN-SPAM Act: Requirements for Commercial Emailers
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) details for senders of commercial emails what the CAN-SPAM Act means for them.

FCC: CAN-SPAM
From the Federal Communications Commission: what CAN-SPAM means for recipients of email.

U.S. State Spam Laws
Laws of U.S. states pertaining to junk email. Some of the provisions may be pre-empted by the CAN-SPAM Act.

European Spam Laws
EU recommendations and a per-country run-down on spam laws enacted or under construction across Europe.

Spam Laws Around the World
Anti-spam legislation in various countries, from Argentina to Russia.

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