Tag Archives: Signal Spam

De Natris Consult report on (inter)national cooperation

If you click on the link below you will find the report of De Natris Consult on “National cyber crime and online threats reporting centres. A study into national and international cooperation.” The study is the result of a survey … Continue reading

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Harmonizing privacy legislation, but what about enforcement?

In a presentation EU Commissioner Viviane Reding gave a preview of the new Privacy regulation her DG is preparing. As she states, privacy rules need to be brought up to date and harmonized. With all 27 member states having the … Continue reading

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Direct marketers Germany step up self regulation

The German direct marketers association DDV has put in new self regulation that goes a few steps beyond what is standard in most countries: a double opt-in and the names of sponsors to an action have to be revealed. Let’s … Continue reading

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A plea for an anti-spam coordination centre

As the Dutch government is on an ever tighter budget since the banksaving operations of 2008 it is merging enforcement and regulatory agencies at a fast pace. It is foreseen that OPTA will merge with the NMA (Competition Authority) and … Continue reading

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Will Signal Spam take off in the Netherlands?

On Monday 14 February 2011 Signal Spam was presented in the Netherlands. The idea behind the day is that The Netherlands can copy the French system and thus have a spam reporting centre from which information is derived that the … Continue reading

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