Has the U.S. Canned Spam?

This Note will first examine other countries’ attempts to control spam and the steps individuals have taken using technology and traditional causes of action. It will then look at the laws passed by many states and the CAN-SPAM Act recently passed by the United States Congress. Finally, it will discuss the problems faced in trying to solve international problems with a national solution and whether the CAN-SPAM Act is up to the challenge.