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spam

Online Unsolicited, commercial bulk–junk E-mail. See Mail list, USENET.
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There are several schemes to opt out of some junk mail, but awareness is very low and we feel a public debate on junk mail could help address this growing problem.
As marketers, these companies sought to take the lead in the movement toward reducing unwanted emails, phone calls and junk mail.
We were continually annoyed by all the useless junk mail we were getting, and we found out how much damage was being done to the planet," DeVries says.
Not only because Royal Mail's customers are increasingly annoyed with unwanted advertisements, but also because junk mail is an environmental disaster.
The campaign depicts a consumer buried in envelopes full of credit card junk mail, accompanied by the text: "Ever wonder who pays for all that credit card junk mail?
THE actions of a rebel postman who told customers how to avoid receiving junk mail has led to hundreds of thousands of people signing up to opt-out schemes.
A pile of junk mail that greeted designer Jonathan Farrow when he moved into his new flat led to a potentially award-winning idea.
All of us wonder at times how we got on a list that enabled the dispenser of the junk mail to locate us.
Our parents, on the other hand, typically consider an invasion of physical mail such as excessive advertisements, unknown mailings, junk mail, even solicitation phone calls, as a severe invasion of their personal "space.
Unfortunately, that response gets them a ticket on the endless merry- go-round of junk mail that grows upon itself.
The program also features a "wanted mail" box, so uses can sort through junk mail and rate it with a numeric ranking "junk score.
Junk mail is still around, despite legislative action and regulation efforts.