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

EU DPA's indicate they will not challenge Privacy Shield for one year

The Article 29 Working Party pledged a moratorium on challenging Privacy Shield for one year. They do plan to raise any issues at the time of the first annual review.

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The Department of Commerce has published its new Privacy Shield website

The U.S. Department of Commerce launched its Privacy Shield website, where businesses can begin self-certifiying to Privacy Shield Aug. 1. 

On a related note, the IAPP launched its EU-US Privacy Shield practice guide.

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U.S. companies lack knowledge of Canadian Anti-Spam Law

CRTC issues an enforcement advisory telling businesses to keep track of consumers' consent to receive emails, as lawyers fear many U.S. businesses may not be aware of their obligations under Canadian Law.

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Privacy Shield sign ups begin

Privacy Shield sign ups begin as UE offers redress advice.

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WilmerHale Privacy Shield Primer for Compliance and Self-certification is attached.

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