Vendors spamming NANOG attendees

John Levine johnl at iecc.com
Wed Jun 14 14:02:47 CST 2017


In article <63CD2031-701D-4567-B88A-2986E8B3F359 at beckman.org> you write:
>But as I said, harvesting emails is not illegal under can spam. 

This might be a good time to review 15 USC 7704(b)(1), which is titled
"Address harvesting and dictionary attacks".

>And the requirement to not send you UCE to harvested emails
>is pointless, because how do you prove that someone did that?

This is law, not software.  If a bunch of people who went to a trade
show get spam to the addresses they used when they registered, well,
duh.

R's,
John


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