- Enormous Collection of Over 23000 Breached Databases Leaked with the Cit0Day Data Breach – and What to Do About It - 11/19/2020
- No GoDaddy Did NOT Have a ‘Massive Power Outage’ Today – Do Not Respond to this Phishing Email! - 11/4/2020
- Breaking News: Full Text of DHHS Daily Summary Report of Covid Hospitalizations, Cases, and Testing - 10/30/2020
Following closely on the heels of the success of the states of Florida and Virginia with state laws aimed at spammers, and the new state anti-spam laws introduced in Ohio, Utah, and Iowa (those four-letter vowel states are all over spam), the Minnesota senate has unanimously passed a state law which would criminalize the sending of spam.
The law, which makes it a crime to send email which is deceptive or contains false or misleading information includes both misdemeanor and felony liability, based in part on the severity of the spamming action, and also the defendant’s history.
The bill enjoys wide favour on both sides, and is expected to pass and be signed into law.
|No Paywall Here!
The Internet Patrol is and always has been free. We don't hide our articles behind a paywall, or restrict the number of articles you can read in a month if you don't give us money. That said, it does cost us money to run the site, so if something you read here was helpful or useful, won't you consider donating something to help keep the Internet Patrol free?