EU Bans Spam

The European Commission mapped out the world’s toughest ban on spam in an attempt to stop the blizzard of junk email clogging up the internet. Under the new rules, it will be illegal to send unsolicited emails anywhere in the European Union after October. Advertisers will have to secure the ‘opt-in’ consent of consumers before they can invade email privacy. Internet service companies will be obliged to filter out much of the obvious spam

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