H.R.2162 - Can Spam Act106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Miller, Gary G. [R-CA-41] (Introduced 06/10/1999)|
|Committees:||House - Commerce; Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||05/16/2000 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.|
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Summary: H.R.2162 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Bill Information (Except Text)
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.
Introduced in House (06/10/1999)
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.