[LINK] Questions about SMS Spam
Tue, 23 Oct 2001 04:23:20 +1000
|> -----Original Message-----
|> From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On
|> Behalf Of Greg Taylor
|> Sent: Monday, October 22, 2001 11:37 PM
|> To: email@example.com
|> Subject: Re: [LINK] Questions about SMS Spam
|> Check out the attached excerpt from the Privacy Commissioner's
|> The key message is:
|> "The point is to keep in mind the aim of the NPPs which is ensuring
|> organisations generally only use or disclose personal information in ways
|> that individuals would reasonably expect."
|> So if your "business" is one from which your customers only expect to
|> receive, say, hoax security alerts, your customers will not have a
|> reasonable expectation of receiving marketing information about the
|> products of an unrelated third party.
Most terms of service already cover this by including articles that give the
provider the right to send advertisements, either in house or external
included with client communications. As it is explicitely mentioned in the
TOS, the client would not have any call to invoke the PC.
Darryl (Dassa) Lynch.