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Spam code threatens $10m fine

March 29th 2006 in Uncategorized

“INTERNET service providers could face massive fines if they do not comply with new rules set down by the communications watchdog.


The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) today registered the world’s first legislative code of practice for internet and email service providers.


…[U]nder the new code, ISPs will have to offer spam filtering options to subscribers and provide a system of handling complaints.


They will also have to impose reasonable limits on the rate at which subscribers can send email…”


Cite:
http://australianit.news.com.au/articles/0,7204,18632881%5E15318%5E%5Enbv%5E,00.html


 


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“Spam code threatens $10m fine”

Alun Jones

Now, if only those “required spam filters” could be required to be present on _outgoing_ mail feeds…


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