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The 2018 Florida Statutes

Title XXXIX
COMMERCIAL RELATIONS
Chapter 668
ELECTRONIC COMMERCE
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F.S. 668.608
668.608 Criminal violations.
(1) Except as provided in subsection (2), any person who violates s. 668.603 commits a misdemeanor of the first degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083.
(2) Any person who violates s. 668.603 commits a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084, if:
(a) The volume of commercial electronic mail messages transmitted by the person exceeds 2,500 attempted recipients in any 24-hour period;
(b) The volume of commercial electronic mail messages transmitted by the person exceeds 25,000 attempted recipients in any 30-day period;
(c) The volume of commercial electronic mail messages transmitted by the person exceeds 250,000 attempted recipients in any 1-year period;
(d) The revenue generated from a specific commercial electronic mail message transmitted by the person exceeds $1,000;
(e) The total revenue generated from all commercial electronic mail messages transmitted by the person to any electronic mail message service provider or its subscribers exceeds $50,000;
(f) The person knowingly hires, employs, uses, or permits any minor to assist in the transmission of a commercial electronic mail message in violation of s. 668.603; or
(g) The person commits a violation otherwise punishable under subsection (1) within a 5-year period after a previous conviction under this section.
History.s. 4, ch. 2006-232.