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The DC Code: § 28-5002 Prohibitions.

Index28 Commercial Instruments and Transactions. (Refs & Annos)
a
A person or entity shall not:
1
Transmit, or assist in the transmission of, a commercial electronic mail message that:
A
Falsely identifies electronic mail transmission information, including header information, or other routing information; or
B
Contains false or misleading information in the subject line; or
2
Transmit, or assist in the transmission of, a commercial electronic mail message using a third party's Internet address, domain name, or identity without the third party's consent for the purpose of transmitting electronic mail in a manner that makes it appear that the third party was the sender of the message or that results in responses to the message being directed to the third party.
b
The prohibitions contained in this section shall apply to any person or entity who transmits, or who assists in the transmission of, a commercial electronic mail message:
1
From a computer located in the District of Columbia;
2
To an electronic mail address held by a resident of the District of Columbia;
3
To an electronic mail service provider with equipment or its principal place of business in the District of Columbia; or
4
To a domain name registered to a resident of the District of Columbia.

Historical and Statutory

Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 17-353 validated a previously made technical correction in the section designation. Legislative History of Laws For Law 17-230, see notes following § 28-5001. For Law 17-353, see notes following § 28-3151. DC CODE § 28-5002 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Sept. 11, 2008, D.C. Law 17-230, § 3, 55 DCR 8311; Mar. 25, 2009, D.C. Law 17-353, § 245(c), 56 DCR 1117.)