October 2003 European Anti-Spam Deadline

Writing in TechCentralStation: Europe, Sandy Starr reminds that, “… October 2003 is the deadline for implementing the European Commission’s Directive on Privacy and Electronic Communications, which dictates that ‘member states shall take appropriate measures to ensure that…unsolicited communications for purposes of direct marketing…are not allowed either without the consent of the subscribers concerned or in respect of subscribers who do not wish to receive these communications'”.