The Open Internet & the Freedom of Speech

Nonprofits need law to assure they're not blocked by SPAM detect

The SPAM Act does not cover non-commercial mail, and SPAM detectors are treating commercial and non-commercial mail as equals. Nonprofits like our's are continuously fighting to have our email delivered. There is nothing in the law that requires blacklisters such as Barracuda, Spamhaus, Postini, etc to not tag non-commercial mail as SPAM.

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Email v. F.C.C. Net Neutrality

Have you ever gotten this failure to deliver an e-mail: Hi. This is the qmail-send program at mail.gatworks.com. I'm afraid I wasn't able to deliver your message to the following addresses. This is a permanent error; I've given up. Sorry it didn't work out. eastacioATdsny.nyc.gov: Connected to 161.185.1.3 but sender was rejected. Remote host said: 550 5.7.1 Mail from 141.157.255.25 blocked using Trend Micro RBL+. Please ...more »

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