I say it all the time, technology is wonderful, when it works right. There are marketers that use what we call "black hat" marketing methods. Now, not all of these marketing methods are illegal, but there are those who abuse tools, and cross the line when it comes to using available tech tools. As with many things in life, when abuse and deception occur, authorities step in and set rules.
As Internet Marketers, we need to keep up to date on current laws and government regulations. Even government trade laws come into effect with marketing online.
Let's look at a few questions you may have:
Did you know there are countries that U.S. and International businesses are not legally allowed to sell products or services to?
Here is a list straight from the US Department of Treasury:
OFAC Sanctions Programs:
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