Fighting Spam, Educating Members on Best Practices, Law, and industry Developments to Fight Spam and Protect Email and a Viable and Essential Communications Tool

Formed in November 2002, the ESPC's membership is comprised of many of the largest and most innovative technology providers in the email industry, including Email Service Providers (ESPs), Mail Transfer Agents, application and solution developers, and deliverability solutions providers. 

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Recent Happenings

BakerHostetler releases inaugural Security Incident Response Report

Law firm BakerHostetler releases its first Security Incident Response Report

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FTC settles suite with debt brokers over claims they exposed consumer data online

FTC announces settlement of data security case #56 alledging that debt brokers had exposed consumer data online.

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FCC may be investigating Verizon's "supercookie"

Reports out today indicate that the FCC is investigating Verizon’s “Supercookie,” as confirmed by its letters in response to a request from Senators, Blumenthal, Markey, and Nelson.  The FCC appears to be getting more serious on privacy and data security, issuing a $25 million fine earlier this week against AT&T in connection with a breach, and as indicated by speeches by high-level authorities stating that in light of its recent order exercising jurisdiction over ISPs, it intends police their privacy and data security practices.


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Report: FTC data security standard and allegations made so far in enforcement actions

Attached is a portion of a report on FTC enforcement actions. Included is the section on the FTC standard for data security and the actual allegations they have made so far on data security practices that allegedly fell below the standard in enforcement actions.

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