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Bush signs bill aimed at controlling spam
"Swift and aggressive enforcement will be essential, and Senator Burns and I will continue to push the Federal Trade Commission and others to use the tools this law gives them to fight against spam," Wyden said in a written statement.
Several major ISPs (Internet service providers) and e-commerce companies lined up to endorse the legislation. America Online Inc. hailed the CAN-SPAM Act's passage as a "watershed event" that will help defeat spammers relying on fraud and evasion, while eBay Inc. called the enactment "great news." Yahoo Inc. said the legislation is "a victory for consumers and the Internet" and will provide important new legal weapons for businesses fighting spam.
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