Tim Trent wrote:
> There are challenges in identifying that the email address you are
> sending the message to is that of a true business.
> The pitfalls include:
> * Sole traders whose business names look like businesses
> * Partnerships (except in Scotland)
> * People who use (eg) hotmail addresses but who ARE businesses, vs
> those who are not
> Further pitfalls include the potential of being labelled as a spammer.
> It may be lawful, but is it acceptable? Will I report you to the spam
> vigilante police? Will they do that as well?
Another risk is being sued.
I have just had a big argument yesterday on the phone with a spammer who
inisted he could send email to my personal address at roberts.co.uk
becuase he "knew" that was a business! (It isn't).
Nigel Roberts, Director
Island Networks, 4&5 St Anne's Walk, Alderney (GG)
Tel. +44 1481 822800 GSM: +423 663 178200
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