Making Spam Legal?

Typical government. It seems bad wording has led to the legalization of certain types of spam. Arrrrgh!

Spam Slayer: Why Spammers Love the CAN-SPAM Law
Antispam laws make some spamming legal and do little to quell the onslaught.
Tom Spring, PC World

"The Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing (CAN-SPAM) law targeting junk e-mail is supposed to lighten our in-box spam load. But scant weeks since the federal law took effect, I’m still getting just as many lame pitches as I did in mid-December."