spamtrackers.eu is registered, hosted, and administered solely in France, and is thus governed by French national law, specifically the Loi sur la liberté de la presse. Our activity is also regulated under the applicable sales contracts with our web host, and registrar, both of which are governed by French national law.
As such, the popular term 'spam' is defined and used herein as per Directive 2002/58/EC. Specifically, provisions contained in Article 12 by which Article L.33-4-1 of the Code of Posts and Telecommunications is amended (Projet de Loi n°89 - pour la confiance dans l' économie numérique):
Est interdite la prospeciton directe, notamment la publicité, au moyen de courriers électroniques utilisant, sous quelque forme que ce soit, les cordonnées d'une personne physique ou morale non inscrite au registre du commerce et des sociétés qui n'a pas exprimé son consentement préalable à recevoir de tels courriers électroniques.
Thus translates, 'spam' as defined under French law is e-mail sent to natural persons that have not specifically registered their prior consent to receive e-mail from the sender. 'Spammer' is by extension the person or entity that sends 'spam'.
Statements made on this website are the contribution of the respective authors, and are fair comments made on matters of public interest, made in good faith, and only governed by the laws of France, where the website and nameservers are hosted and where the site is thus published, notwithstanding the geographical location of the editors. The spamtrackers.eu website, and especially the present SpamWiki (defined as the content of spamtrackers.eu/wiki), are publications devoted entirely to consumer protection, with the goal being exclusively to educate consumers about the existence and nature of various forms of activity on the internet, or to provide information on organizations, terms and entities that govern the internet in general.
Facts and opinions expressed by contributors to this website are not necessarily monitored by the site's administrators, given the nature of Wikis or Forums, and therefore may not express the opinions or judgment of the administrators or spamtrackers.eu. Nonetheless, every effort is taken to ensure that no errors are made in the material facts. If you feel an error has been made, please contact spamtrackers.eu administrators at the e-mail address listed below.
Use of images
Images from websites presented on this website may be published by spamtrackers.eu under a special provision of French copyright law (droit d'auteur, Art. L122-5) permitting the use of previously published material, if (a) the source and author of the source are identified, and (b) they are used as short citations within the context of a critical, polemical, scientific or pedagogical analysis of the work (website). Additionally, analysis of spam on this website may be considered as "press reviews" (revues de presse) for consumer-protection, and in the interest of public safety.
Droit de réponse
If you are a person, under French law you are entitled to request the publishing of a defense to any statement made about you that you consider to be defamatory. If comments about you are factually correct, but nonetheless considered by you as being defamatory, you have the right under French law to request the publication of details concerning the context of the facts.
Some pages may contain adult themes or language due to the nature of spam. The presence of uncensored media on this website is deemed necessary to help educate the public about a particular operation.