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Updated: 
December 8, 2020

16-3-1705. Electronic mail service provider; immunity; definition.

(A) An electronic mail service provider must not be charged with or have a penalty assessed based upon a violation of this article or have a cause of action filed against it based on the electronic mail service provider’s:

(1) being an intermediary between the sender and recipient in the transmission of an electronic contact that violates this article; or

(2) providing transmission of an electronic contact over the provider’s computer network or facilities that violates this article.

(B) For purposes of this article, “electronic mail service provider” means a person or entity which:

(1) is an intermediary in sending or receiving electronic mail; and

(2) provides to users of electronic mail services the ability to send or receive electronic mail.