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National Do Not Email Registry: A Report to Congress

The CAN-SPAM Act: Requirements for Commercial Emailers

Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act of 2003 (CAN-SPAM Act)
Public Law 108—187: http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=108_cong_public_laws
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Definitions, Implementation, and Reporting Requirements Under the CAN-SPAM Act

(August 11, 2004)
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Request for Pulic Comment
Press release: http://www.ftc.gov/opa/2004/08/canspamfrn.htm
Federal Register Notice: http://www.ftc.gov/os/2004/08/canspamfrn.pdf
Public Comments: http://www.ftc.gov/os/comments/canspam2/index.htm

(April 7, 2004)
Federal Register Notice Extending Time To File Comments Until April 20, 2004
Press release: http://www.ftc.gov/opa/2004/04/canspam.htm
Federal Register Notice: http://www.ftc.gov/os/2004/04/040407canspamfrn.pdf

(March 11, 2004)
Privacy Impact Assesment for the Electronic Public Comment System http://www.ftc.gov/os/2004/03/piapublic.pdf
Appendices:
FTC Privacy Policy: http://www.ftc.gov/ftc/privacy.htm
Regulations.gov Privacy Notice: http://www.regulations.gov/privacy_and_use.cfm

(March 10, 2004)
Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Request for Public Comment
Press release: http://www.ftc.gov/opa/2004/03/canspam.htm
Federal Register Notice: http://www.ftc.gov/os/2004/03/040309canspamfrn.pdf
Public Comments: http://www.ftc.gov/os/comments/canspam/index.htm


Label for Email Messages Containing Sexually Oriented Material

(April 13, 2004)
Final Rule
Press release: http://www.ftc.gov/opa/2004/04/adultlabel.htm
Federal Register Notice - http://www.ftc.gov/os/2004/04/040413adultemailfinalrule.pdf

(January 28, 2004)
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
Press release: http://www.ftc.gov/opa/2004/01/adult.htm
Federal Register Notice - http://www.ftc.gov/os/2004/01/canspamfrn.pdf
Public Comments: http://www.ftc.gov/os/comments/adultemaillabeling/index.html


(February 23, 2004)
Request for Information Regarding Plan for Establishing a National Do Not E-mail Registry  [PDF]
Press release: http://www.ftc.gov/opa/2004/02/dnem.htm
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