Msg#: 3647394 posted 12:03 pm on May 12, 2008 (gmt 0)
Automatically emailing multiple people who haven't opted in is spam. Your client must be made to understand the consequences both in terms of possible blacklisting and, depending on your jurisdiction, the legal implications.
Msg#: 3647394 posted 4:46 pm on May 11, 2008 (gmt 0)
System: The following 3 messages were spliced on to this thread from: http://www.webmasterworld.com/new_web_development/3652443.htm [webmasterworld.com] by engine - 8:20 am on May 17, 2008 (utc +1) My client already has hosting and domain name and wants to post a simple e-petition that automatically sends e-mails to city-council members and list the names of the petition signers on the site.
Does anyone know the quickest (without using petition sites), simplest solution to this problem?
Msg#: 3647394 posted 5:00 pm on May 25, 2008 (gmt 0)
OK...you are right, that is spamming. So what I suggested to the client is to use Mailto: so that each person can send the petition through their own email client. Which, I think removes the spam issue. Now all I have to do is use a server-side app to print each person that sends the email name on the page. Any suggestions?