Anti-spam act update
Maurene Grey in Collaboration Loop January 03, 2006 reports that two years after being signed into law, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) have released their report to the US Congress on the effectiveness of the CAN-SPAM Act.
The 116-page report gets an "A+" for its in-depth research of the conditions that led to the spam problem and for its explanation on the mechanics of e-mail in layman's terms.
However it earns an "F" on some of its conclusions such as the acts impact on decreasing the volume of SPAM which is more down to supplier improvements in anti-spam technology rather than the act itself.
To read the full article, CAN-SPAM Act: The 2005 “Report Card” in Collaboration Loop.
In an another article, Legal action against spam, I report how the owner of a business in the Channel Isles has successfully used a new anti-spamming law, The Directive on Privacy and Telecommunications, to win out of court damages against a UK company who sent him spam
Bioteams Books Reviews
One of the main dilemmas for team leaders and members is the thorny issue of responsibility. We often fixate on the problem of leaders and members not taking enough responsibility but according to Dr Scott Peck they can also do damage if they try to take too much!