CAN-SPAM proves ineffectual

CAN-SPAM Means We Can Spam

A miniscule proportion of unsolicited commercial email complies with US Federal anti-spam laws introduced this month, according to a survey published yesterday.

Email security firm MX Logic found that of a random sample of over 1,000 unsolicited commercial emails received during the first week this year only THREE of the messages complied with the CAN-SPAM Act. The CAN-SPAM (Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing) Act went into effect on January 1.

“Calling this a high rate of non-compliance would be a gross understatement,” said Scott Chasin, MX Logic’s chief technology officer.

THIS JUST IN: SPAMMERS DON’T CARE ABOUT STUPID LAWS.

Color me shocked. SHOCKED.