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Re: Proposed EU Directive on Electronic Commerce

  • From: (G.W. Mills)
  • Date: Fri, 22 Jan 1999 02:14:25 GMT
  • Organization: European Coalition Against Unsolicited Commercial Email
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On Thu, 21 Jan 1999 13:12:24 +0100, James Aldridge jhma@localhost wrote:

> Gunnar Lindberg wrote:

> > 
> > So, we need legal support against those who forge or lie in email.
> > This is nothing new; does the EU Directive help us with that? 

Yes, article 6(b).  Requires that
"the natural or legal person on whose behalf the commercial communication
is made shall be clearly identifiable"

> > Or do
> > we in fact have all that support already, just we don't use it?
> Firstly, is there anyone here who is familiar enough with this EU Directive
> (and/or any other legislation in the RIPE area) and is willing to give a
> brief presentation at the WG meeting at RIPE32 next week?
I would be happy to.

George W. Mills, pro-tempore Chair
European Coalition Against Unsolicited Commercial Email
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