President Signs Anti-Spam Bill Into Law

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NEW YORK President George W. Bush today signed the CAN-SPAM Act into law in an effort to combat unwanted commercial e-mail.

The law calls for tough civil and criminal penalties against the senders of unlawful marketing e-mails, requires special warnings for pornographic messages and proposes a “do-not-spam” registry.

“In a country with an ever increasing reliance on the Internet, I am glad to know that today marks a day where Americans will begin to have some muscle against the spammers out there who flood their in boxes each day,” said U.S.

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