Fighting Spam, Educating Members on Best Practices, Law, and industry Developments to Fight Spam and Protect Email and a Viable and Essential Communications Tool

Formed in November 2002, the ESPC's membership is comprised of many of the largest and most innovative technology providers in the email industry, including Email Service Providers (ESPs), Mail Transfer Agents, application and solution developers, and deliverability solutions providers. 

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Recent Happenings

Jessica Rich speech on FTC priorities re: current enforcement action priorities

Text of a ecent speech by Jessica Rich, Director of the FTC's Bureau of Consumer Protection, on the FTC's current advertising, privacy, and data security enforcement actions and priorities.


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Data breach legislation struggles to gain traction in the House

Despite OPM hack, Congress continues to stall on a data breach bill.

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FTC announces workshop to examine lead generation

The FTC announces a workshop to examine online lead generation: Follow the Lead: An FTC workshop on lead generation. The ESPC will attend and provide members a summary. The workshop is 10/30/2015. 

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7th Circuit ruling may curtail use of prevailing data breach defense

The Seventh Circuit's holding Monday that Neiman Marcus customers affected by a hacking incident are likely to suffer some form of future fraud will curtail defendants' use of a Supreme Court ruling that plaintiffs suing over a potential injury must prove impending certainty, a commonly cited precedent in data breach litigation, attorneys say.

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