Tuesday, May 11, 2004

Article: Canadian Feds launch spam task-force

ITBusiness.ca reports on a new initiative launched by Canada's Industry Minister:

Feds create task force to attack spam problem:

"As part of a wider effort to crack down on senders of fraudulent e-mail, the federal government Tuesday announced the creation of a new spam task force.

Among other initiatives, the task force of public- and private-sector representatives will review the use of existing anti-fraud laws as well as any 'regulatory and legislative gaps' that might inhibit law enforcement agencies from bringing spammers to justice.

The task force�s overall goal is to identify measures to reduce or control spam.

'The government must ensure that existing legislation' addresses the spam problem, Industry Minister Lucienne Robillard told an Ottawa audience. "

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