(1) “Commercial electronic mail message” means an electronic mail message that advertises, offers for sale or lease, or promotes
any goods, services, business opportunity, property, or other article, commodity,
or thing of value.
(2) “Electronic mail” means a message, file, or other information that is transmitted through a local,
regional, or global computer network, regardless of whether the message, file, or
information is viewed, stored for retrieval at a later time, printed, or filtered
by a computer program that is designed or intended to filter or screen the message,
file, or information.
(3) “Electronic mail service provider” means a person who:
(A) is authorized to transact business in this state;
(B) is an intermediary in transmitting or receiving electronic mail; and
(C) provides to an end user of an electronic mail service the ability to transmit
or receive electronic mail.
(4) “Established business relationship” means a relationship that:
(A) is formed by a voluntary two-way communication between a person and another person,
regardless of whether consideration is exchanged;
(B) pertains to a product or service offered by one of the persons; and
(8) “Unsolicited commercial electronic mail message” means a commercial electronic mail message transmitted without the consent of the
recipient by a person with whom the recipient does not have an established business
relationship. The term does not include electronic mail transmitted by an organization using electronic
mail to communicate exclusively with members, employees, or contractors of the organization.
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