Re: [anti-spam-wg] Any suggestions about how to deal with non co-operative ISP's and RIR's ?

  • To: esa.laitinen@localhost
  • From: "Clive D.W. Feather" clive@localhost
  • Date: Wed, 4 Apr 2007 11:38:51 +0100

Esa said:
> Even if they specify in their contract that unsolicited bulk e-mail is 
> not allowed?
> 
> Contracts can be more restrictive than the law, you know.

Not always.

For example, UK law says that you have to right to opt out of any directory
of subscribers *and any contractual term purporting to remove this right is
automatically void*.

I'm not aware of any law requiring ISPs to allow spam (and would scream
loudly if one was proposed), but blanket statement like "contracts can be
more restrictive than the law" should be avoided.

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