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spam

Online Unsolicited, commercial bulk–junk E-mail. See Mail list, USENET.
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Since Map Maker will soon be terminated, users will not have a means to chase down spammers and see edits that have been made to sabotage them or their companies.
Italy has enacted tough anti-spam legislation which can land persistent spammers in jail for up to three years with heavy fines, and Australia is introducing tough legislation which bans marketing of e-mail address lists and fines spammers up to $1.
Spammers steal other people's resources: bandwidth, server capacity, whois databases, netadmin time, time spent deleting.
Spammers must also include a working opt-out mechanism for 30 days after the transmission of the spam.
When notorious spammer Alan Ralsky boasted about his brand new $740,000 home in the pages of his local newspaper, he probably did not expect to be tracked down and given a taste of his own medicine.
Not satisfied with using the e-mail and Messenger systems, spammers are also sending text solicitations to cell phones and faxes, neither of which utilities, I am happy to say, I use.
That will attract attention and force the industry to better protect its systems while making it nearly impossible for spammers to find a safe haven.
Abaca Has Developed a New Paradigm That Spammers Cannot Defeat, According to Osterman Research
If the address has been registered the spammer will be informed that a password reminder has been sent to the address and so validates the e-mail address to the spammer.
Other than never, ever buying anything through a spam offer, next to nothing, Reid says, unless you're willing to track down the individual spammers by buying their product, then taking them to small claims court, assuming the spammer doesn't hit the road as soon as the jig is up.
Once you reply, the spammer will know your email address is valid and will share it with other spammers.
Originally, the rage against spammers had more to do with the sense that a private space previously open only to friends and relatives had been invaded.