A Decade After CAN-SPAM

Monday, December 16, 2013 -
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
1101 K Street, NW 610 A
Washington, DC 20005
Add to Calendar16-12-2013 10:00:0016-12-2013 11:30:0015A Decade After CAN-SPAMDD/MM/YYYY

A decade ago Congress passed the CAN-SPAM Act, the first piece of federal legislation to try to tackle the problem of unsolicited email. In addition to costing businesses and consumers billions of dollars annually, spam is a common attack vector for cybersecurity threats like malware and phishing attacks. While existing laws have had some success, many users still receive spam, and more can be done to combat this problem. On the tenth anniversary of CAN-SPAM, ITIF will host a panel discussion on the technological and legal aspects of the battle against spammers and what additional steps policymakers might take to address this problem.

Robert D. Atkinson
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
Daniel Castro
Vice President
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
Robert Mahini
Policy Counsel
Michael O’Reirdan
Engineering Fellow
Comcast Cable
Colleen Robbins
Chief of Online Threat Initiatives
Federal Trade Commission