Congress Passes 2 Antispam Bills

The US House of Representatives recently passed an antispam bill with a 392 to 5 vote, mirroring a similar Senate bill that passed unanimously. If the bill is passed into law--and it surely will by the end of the year--the government will authorize the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to set up a Do Not Spam list, similar to the Do Not Call list, and enforce violations with millions of dollars in fines and as many as 5 years in jail. Are we actually seeing the beginnings of the end to spam?

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