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Introduced in House (06/10/1999)

Can Spam Act - Prohibits any person from using equipment of an electronic mail (e-mail) service provider, or causing such equipment to be used, for transmission of unsolicited commercial e- mail in violation of a posted policy of such provider. Authorizes the provider to bring a civil action for violations, with appropriate relief.

Amends the Federal criminal code to impose criminal penalties upon any individual who knowingly and without authorization uses the Internet domain name of another person in connection with the sending of e-mail messages and, as a result of such conduct, causes damage to a computer or a computer system or network.