Employees who read and send work email after hours – particularly using an employer-provided mobile device such as a Blackberry – may end up suing their employer for overtime hours incurred while performing work-related email tasks on the devices, outside of the course of the normal business day.
Starting this week, instead of sending you a little note each day with a link to the newest article, we will be sending you a digest on Friday, with links to all five articles for the week.
Four new rules have been issued by the Federal Trade Commission which augment and amend the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003. These four new rules amending the CAN SPAM Act take effect this month (June, 2008), and affect all senders of commercial email who have an email list of any size. Here’s what the new CANSPAM Act rules are. For a full explanation of what you must do in order to comply with the new rules (including the complicated “Designated Sender” rule), you can download a recording of ISIPP’s teleseminar, describing the rules and how to comply in detail, for just $39.97. [Download the recording of the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 new rules teleseminar here! $39.97, 49 minutes long]
Did you know that people from all over the world use Google Gmail, and not all people want to (or can) use Gmail in English? Welcome to Gmail for the global community, because Gmail . com is now distinctly international. Why have your Gmail sign in greet you in English when your Gmail .com account can be set up for any one of dozens of languages? Quiere correo Gmail? No problema! In fact, the top searches relating to Gmail these days are in foreign languages! Speaking of which, can anybody tell us what these mean?: gmail ustvari nov naslov, gmail geslo, gmail prijava geslo, gmail raziskovalec, gmail sprememba gesla, pozabljeno geslo za gmail, zamenjati geslo gmail, sprememba gesla gmail, gmail prijava, gesla gmail, prijava v gmail, or ustvari gmail?
Have you tried to access your Charter.com email only to find that it’s all gone missing? Can’t even log into your Charter email account? Have you suddenly discovered that your Charter email is lost, and your account shut down? Well, you’re not alone! In fact, this past week Charter accidentally deleted some 14,000 customer email accounts!
Want to send a letter to Santa, or get a letter from Santa? Well guess what! Santa is one hip dude, and is now Internet savvy! That’s right – you can now request Santa letters right online – or even send Santa letter via email! You can even request a telephone call from Santa!
Yahoo has just rolled out a brand new version of Yahoomail, which allows users to both send email to cell phones, and receive email from cell phones, through a text message like interface.
A new survey has found that Americans are – by their own admission – more addicted to email than ever. The email addiction manifests in some interesting ways, including that more than 25% of all Americans admit to taking their email to bed with them.
In a Federal ruling this week, personal email privacy laws received a shot in the arm, as the Court ruled that laws about email privacy preclude the government from demanding access to an individual’s email from their ISP without notice to the individual, unless they have a warrant based on probable cause.