Spam bill bites into business
Businesses including banks, utility companies and telecommunications providers could face criminal charges for sending customers e-mails or electronic invoices under the government's proposed anti-spam legislation.
The revelation sparked concern Tuesday among local business coalitions, which argued that the bill should consider pre-existing business relationships and include exemptions for messages with "incidental" commercial purpose.
"Some recipients actually expect to receive messages and we believe an exception should be made for these transactional types of messages,&qu...
» The Standard Hong Kong - Leslie Kwoh - 11-10-2006