Lawyers Versus Spammers (Apr 2002)

September, 2002


Bulk commercial email has become a common practice in business promotion. For the senders, the practice is a quick and inexpensive means of reaching a large audience.  For the recipients, “spam” is almost always an intrusion and a nuisance. Legislators in many states have responded to the public outcry with laws designed to bring some accountability to the spammers and some recourse for the recipients. In California, the bounds of the anti-spamming law may soon be tested in court.