Spamcop Blocks Facebook?

Rich Kulawiec rsk at gsp.org
Thu Mar 4 13:25:15 CST 2010


On Thu, Mar 04, 2010 at 03:16:25PM -0400, jim deleskie wrote:
> If I leave all boxes checked to send mail/notices/app requests to
> everyone in my list, or if I give FB my gmail password to pull all my
> contacts and send them an invite, its pure @ my request, sure FB is
> happy I do it, but it is no way spam. 

This is dead wrong.  You're not authorized to solicit bulk email on behalf
of third parties: only they are.  In the absence of solicitation from
the *recipients*, bulk email is spam -- by definition.

---Rsk





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