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Osman Husain Apr 9, 2023 3:18:00 PM

CAN-SPAM stands for Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act. It's a law that mandates commercial e-mailers to clearly identify themselves and their products, provide working opt-out links, and honor opt-outs within 10 business days.

The act was signed into law by President George W. Bush on December 16, 2003, as Public Law Number 108-187.

CAN-SPAM applies to all commercial e-mail messages sent to U.S.-based recipients without their consent, regardless of whether they are solicited or unsolicited.

CAN-SPAM doesn't apply if the recipient has given prior express invitation or permission to receive communications from the sender; it doesn't apply if there is an existing business relationship (EBR) if the message doesn't include an advertisement or solicitation for a product or service (i.e., informational messages about noncommercial topics); and it doesn't apply if the message is sent from someone who has an existing relationship with you (i.e., personal messages from friends and family).

Osman Husain

Osman is the content lead at Enzuzo. He has a background in data privacy management via a two-year role at ExpressVPN and extensive freelance work with cybersecurity and blockchain companies. Osman also holds an MBA from the Toronto Metropolitan University.

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