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

New FTC case on secondary liability

FTC announces settlement in claim against LeadClick that it was responsible for the allegedly deceptive marketing of its affiliates. See attached for more details.

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Microsoft turns off Do-Not-Track by Default in IE 10

Microsoft announces that it will turn off Do-Not-Track by Default.

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Hulu order announced

To the extent you have been watching the Hulu Video Privacy Protection Act case, you should know that the court entered summary judgment in Hulu’s favor on Tuesday.  The order is attached.


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Important new data protection case against Google

This case (GOOGLE INC. v. VIDAL-HALL), decided on March 27 by the UK Court of Appeal (Civil Division) is important because it allowed for the extraterritorial application of UK law and allowed for non-pecuniary damages for a privacy violation.  The world is indeed growing smaller by the moment.  Google is likely to appeal to a higher court given the importance of the decision.

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