Sunday, August 16, 2009

Camelot, or Spamelot?

White House will change e-mail rules - Mike Allen - "The White House said Sunday night that it will change its e-mail sign-up procedures after some recipients of a health-care e-mail complained that they had not asked to receive updates.

“We are implementing measures to make subscribing to e-mails clearer, including preventing advocacy organizations from signing people up to our lists without their permission when they deliver petition signatures and other messages on individual’s behalf,” spokesman Nick Shapiro said in a statement Sunday night."


1 comment:

Beth said...

This reform is long overdue. I signed up for email from both Dem and Rep presidential campaigns, and the lingering Dem spam far outnumbers the Rep spam. Even Dahlia Lithwick complained: