Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act Law and Legal Definition

The Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act is a U.S. federal legislation enacted in 2003. This legislation sets national standards for sending commercial e-mails. It prohibits predatory and abusive commercial e-mails. The Act is commonly known as the Can Spam Act. The provisions relating to the Act are found under 15 USCS § 7701 through § 7713.

The provisions of the Act are enforced by the Federal Trade Commission. Pursuant to 15 USCS § 7711, the Commission can issue regulations to implement the provisions of the Act.