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Spam

We know you hate spam. I don't know of anyone who doesn't.

We want to stop the spread of spam as much as you do.

Bill C-28 has arrived!

As of December 15, 2010, Canada passed their answer to Can-Spam into law. Read what Return Path has to say about this new law here

You have until September 2011 to fully comply, but I recommend you get started soon.

First step: clean out your database. Opt-out management is now a dark-ages method that could net you nasty fines.

Let's hear it for a list fille with people who have requested your messaging directly!

CAN-SPAM Compliance

CAN-Spam has been recently updated. You can read the updated Act here.

Return Path has an excellent breakdown of these changes (in lay language) here.

CAN-Spam was enacted to try and stem the overwhelming flood of unsolicited emails.

Wikipedia clarifies how CAN-SPAM defines spam:

CAN-SPAM defines spam as "any electronic mail message the primary purpose of which is the commercial advertisement or promotion of a commercial product or service (including content on an Internet website operated for a commercial purpose)." It exempts "transactional or relationship messages."

(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Can_Spam_Act_of_2003)

In order to make sure we are compliant with the CAN-SPAM legislation, we comply with current best practices like: