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Does a bulk email = jail time?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by pxoxrxn, Feb 26, 2012.

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  1. pxoxrxn

    pxoxrxn Supreme Member

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    Hi, If one was to send an email to say 20k contacts would this be considered spam and would that person be facing criminal charges? Also, would it be better to send them promoting an affiliate Amazon item or a webpage will high pay per click adsense ads?

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  2. LazySeoEr

    LazySeoEr Registered Member

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    Yes,

    Yes, and possibly yes.

    It really depends on who you accidentally send it to- if they are high on the anti-spam parade, you'll get reported for not following spam laws.
     
  3. sharolsmith

    sharolsmith Junior Member

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    Lol
    i send 200k-300k mails daily with no fear
     
  4. dichotom

    dichotom Elite Member

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    I would be paranoid. Constantly. LOL I would be interested in how one would attempt to protect themselves in a venture like that, however.
     
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    Kikerinka Senior Member

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    You know, I receive daily about 200 spam emails on various mailboxes... So I mean... many people took the risk you want to take, so probably it is not so risky to do so :)
     
  6. Ambassy

    Ambassy BANNED BANNED

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    I'm pretty sure you can get a fine at most (in Denmark at least). In Denmark the fine is 20$ per spam email sent if you get caught with a minimum of 10.000 emails.