email spam

Nick Boyce nick.boyce at
Sun Aug 28 22:06:56 UTC 2022

> especially as it's *known* that email is not a reliable method of communication

That's the problem - it is *not* known by most ordinary folks that
email is not reliable.  They all think it *is* reliable.


On Wed, 24 Aug 2022 at 17:34, Anne Mitchell <amitchell at> wrote:
> > On Aug 23, 2022, at 8:52 PM, Suresh Ramasubramanian <ops.lists at> wrote:
> >
> > If you have something business critical, let alone anything that affects child safety, pick up a phone and call, or send an officer over to the school.
> 100%.  Belt and suspender approach.  If between 2020 and 2022 any child was actually harmed by the guy, their parents are going to have a good lawsuit (which sucks, because it would be much better to have no harmed child, of course, but in my _academic_ opinion (i.e. this is not legal advice) the PD was really, *really* negligent here, especially as it's *known* that email is not a reliable method of communication, and if you aren't requiring an acknowledgement that's on *you*).
> --
> Anne P. Mitchell, Attorney at Law
> CEO Institute for Social Internet Public Policy
> Author: Section 6 of the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 (the Federal anti-spam law)
> Author: The Email Deliverability Handbook
> Board of Directors, Denver Internet Exchange
> Dean Emeritus, Cyberlaw & Cybersecurity, Lincoln Law School
> Prof. Emeritus, Lincoln Law School
> Chair Emeritus, Asilomar Microcomputer Workshop
> Counsel Emeritus, eMail Abuse Prevention System (MAPS)

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