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

Process reforms already underway at FTC

Acting Chairman Ohlhausen is streamlining agency processes and improving transparency.

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Sen. Richard Blumenthal announces "MY DATA" bill to restore online privacy

US Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) has introduced the "MY DATA" Bill to restore online privacy. The Bill also assigns jurisdiction over Telco Common Carriers to the FTC. 

Comment from Reed: [Note:  Not so sure this is good for Broadband Internet Access providers, because if the FTC found all TV viewing behavior is sensitive personal information requiring opt-in in the Vizio case, then why would they not find the same thing for all Internet traffic?]

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UK ICO publishes "discussion paper" on profiling and automated decision-making

Taking the lead as part of the Article 29 Working Party, the UK ICO has published a "discussion paper" addressing issues such as profiling and automated decision-making under the GDPR. A copy of the paper is attached.

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Slides for April 6 ESPC Full Group Call: Don Owens - Sender Best Practices

Slides for April 6, 2017 ESPC Full Group Call: Don Owens, Telos - Sender Best Practices

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