Anti-spam laws are working

Thursday, 22 July 2004, 7:39 AM EST

Several major spam email companies have stopped sending offensive unsolicited messages to Australians in the three months since tough new regulations were introduced.

The Australian Communications Authority (ACA) said while it was unsure of the exact number of companies which had stopped sending spam, there had been a dramatic reduction in such messages since the Spam Act was introduced in April.

"The ACA's initial focus was on spammers allegedly sending high volumes of offensive unsolicited material including pornography and marketing for products such as herbal Viagra," ACA acting chairman Dr Bob Horton said.

At The Age.

[ Read more ]

Related items




Spotlight

Review: Bulletproof SSL and TLS

Posted on 12 September 2014.  |  Deploying SSL or TLS in a secure way is a great challenge for system administrators. This book aims to simplify that challenge by offering extensive knowledge and good advice - all in one place.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  

DON'T
MISS

Mon, Sep 15th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //