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  Spam (electronic)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Although spam is merely an extension of mass communications through the ages, some have argued that spam is different because the costs, unlike with traditional methods, are borne disproportionately by the recipient and not by the sender.
Spam is analogous to junk fax advertising, which also requires the recipient to carry the brunt of the cost.
Spam is frequently used to advertise scams, such as diploma mills, advance fee fraud, pyramid schemes, stock pump-and-dump schemes, and phishing.
computers.abcworld.net /Spam_%28electronic%29.html   (5156 words)

  Spam (electronic) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Spamming is economically viable because advertisers have effectively no operating costs beyond the management of their mailing lists, and it has proved difficult to hold senders accountable for their mass mailings.
Spamming an internet forum is when a user posts a message that is off-topic or has little relevance to the subject being discussed, or a post that fails to contribute to the thread.
Spam is frequently used to advertise scams, such as diploma mills, advance fee fraud, pyramid schemes, stock pump-and-dump schemes, and phishing.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Spam_(electronic)   (4662 words)

 Spam - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Spam (electronic), unsolicited or undesired bulk electronic messages.
Spam (Monty Python), a comedy sketch involving the meat.
S.P.A.M. Records, the Smarmy Post-Angst Musicians, an defunct do-it-yourself record label that focused on independent musicians.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Spam   (178 words)

 Spam in blogs - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Spam in blogs (also called simply blog spam or comment spam) is a form of spamdexing.
This type of spam originally appeared in internet guestbooks, where spammers repeatedly fill a guestbook with links to their own site and no relevant comment to increase search engine rankings.
Spam Blocker Crawler Free public service for scanning guestbooks and send abuse in the Google and spammer's hoster.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Blog_spam   (1597 words)

 Spam Allstars - About Us!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
DJ Le Spam and the Spam Allstars blend improvisational electronic elements and turntables with latin, funk, hip hop and dub to create a sound that is unique – an electronic descarga.
Spam Allstars include DJ Le Spam (Andrew Yeomanson) on turntables and samplers, Adam Zimmon on guitar, Tomas Diaz on timbales and vox, Lazaro Alfonso on congas, AJ Hill and Steve Welsh on saxes, Mercedes Abal on flute, and Chad Bernstein on trombone.
Spam Allstars were suprised and proud of this achievement considering that the album had been recorded live to a CD burner during one of their weekly shows at Hoy Como Ayer.
www.spamallstars.com /aboutUs.htm   (951 words)

 EFF: Spam
One of the most hotly-contested issues in the realm of law and technology, spam is viewed variously as a privacy-invading barrage of junk, a resource drain, and a legitimate method of reaching consumers.
Drawing a line between spam and non-spam, or, more importantly, deciding who gets to draw that line, is a tricky problem that invariably implicates free speech.
Spam is currently regulated by state and national laws, as well as thousands of company policies.
www.eff.org /spam   (668 words)

 SPAM - Unsolicited Commercial E-Mail
Spam with "sexually oriented" material must be labeled with a notice that will be developed by the Federal Trade Commission and the Attorney General in 2004.
Perhaps the best approach to spam is to create a legislative framework to give individuals more control over their inbox, and to employ technological tools to stem the tide of spam.
The Pew Internet and American Life Project has released a report (pdf) entitled "Spam: How it is hurting email and degrading life on the Internet." The report found, among other things, that spam has had an increasingly negative effect on email usage, but that it effects personal email more than work email.
www.epic.org /privacy/junk_mail/spam   (2089 words)

 Spam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
These e-mails, often referred to as "spam," are an irritating fact of life for people who use the Internet to communicate with friends, do research, or purchase goods and services on line.
This type of spam is especially troubling because it can cheat consumers out of their money, undermine consumer confidence in online commerce and harm legitimate Internet marketers.
One example of illegal spam, sometimes referred to as "Joe job" spam, purports to come from reputable business firms and is intended to harass those firms or to elicit personal information from recipients.
www.atg.wa.gov /junkemail   (593 words)

 Stop Pornography and Abusive Marketing Act (2003)
If an addressee of a commercial electronic mail message has 1 or more electronic mail addresses in addition to the address to which the message was addressed, the addressee shall be treated as a separate recipient with respect to each such address.
It shall be unlawful for any person to initiate the transmission of commercial electronic mail or UCE without identifying the valid, physical address of the sender in a clear and conspicuous manner.
Each separately addressed unlawful electronic mail message received by the plaintiff shall be treated as a single violation regardless of the number of violations contained in that message.
www.spamlaws.com /federal/108s1231.shtml   (4643 words)

 no spam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Self-learning spam filter for Outlook and Outlook Express.
Spam Cop - A very quick and It's the Official SPAM Home Page.
We have been actively engaged in fighting spam for years.
www.goodnightdreams.com /bot/no+spam.htm   (436 words)

 WWW.SPAM.COM: Legal & Copyright Info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Remember, a trademark is a formal adjective and as such, should always be followed by a noun.
No information collected from individuals 17 years of age or under is disclosed to any third parties for any purposes, unless we specifically state otherwise.
SPAM is a registered trademark of Hormel Foods Corporation.
www.spam.com /hp/hp_lg.htm   (660 words)

 ML Spam Related, Spam Prevention
Spam Law Firm.com is an exclusive legal website dedicated to educating the public on Spam and guiding the public to legal represent...
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www.squidoo.com /metalist/?x=1&adult=false&ufg=false   (977 words)

 Send Spam at eBook Search   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Recently, I found another form of spam, which is becoming more and more popular: NET SEND SPAM...
A New York man convicted of using the network of Internet service provider EarthLink Inc. to send out hundreds of millions of spam e-mails was sentenced to between three-and-a-half and seven years in prison.
LATEST NEWS: it is now illegal to send spam to residents of Washington state, but only when the...
www.ebookse.com /find_send+spam.html   (415 words)

 The Spamhaus Project - The Definition Of Spam
Spam is not a sub-set of UBE, it is not "UBE that is also a scam or that doesn't contain an unsubscribe link", all email sent unsolicited and in bulk is Spam.
This distinction is important because legislators spend inordinate amounts of time attempting to regulate the content of spam messages, and in doing so come up against free speech issues, without realizing that the spam issue is solely about the delivery method.
Each law addresses "spam" in different ways, and as a consequence, often has different definitions of what they cover, whether they call it "spam" or not.
www.spamhaus.org /definition.html   (412 words)

 Russ Harvey Consulting Services - Resources - Avoiding Spam and Copyright Abuses on the Internet
More precisely, spam is the spreading of a single message to a large number of e-mail addresses, posting on an inappropriate newsgroup, or cross-posting a message to (typically) more than three newsgroups.
Spam creates added burdens on the Internet infrastructure that is either passed on by the ISPs to the consumer (you) or results in slower service, again impacting you.
Responding to spam will only expose you to the thousands of spammers that do not reveal their identity or will simply pass your removal request onto their "sales" department for further propagation.
www.russharvey.bc.ca /resources/webrx.html   (2323 words)

 The NetLaw Post: Canning Spam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Baker’s experience spans 18 years in the areas of high technology, communications, and postal law, with a particular interest in privacy, electronic commerce and telecommunications.
Although one would reasonably expect e-mail to be the subject of federal legislation due to its interstate and even international nature, the action has occurred at the state level because Congress has never (until quite recently) acted.
The bill imposes restrictions and penalties on the transmission of unsolicited commercial electronic mail, while preempting some 30 state anti-spam laws (but not state anti-fraud remedies), thereby creating a national standard for commercial e-mails.
www.naa.org /Electronic-Publishing/The-NetLaw-Post-Canning-Spam.aspx   (1746 words)

 Spam ~ Stephen's Web ~ by Stephen Downes
The "Spam" in the sketch refers specifically to the meat.
Spam in blogs, posting random comments or promoting commercial services to blogs, wikis, guestbooks.
I have a fairly aggressive spam filtering system which means you have to use nice language and make some sense in your comments, which I know discourages some people - for that I apologize, but the payoff is that I can allow people to comment anonymously, without logging in.
www.downes.ca /cgi-bin/page.cgi?topic=41   (1548 words)

 Spam and Junk Email Statistics
Below are just a few of the awards Spam Agent has won in the past.
There are now as many as 170M corporate electronic mailboxes in use, growing 32% per year, with 440M mailboxes in total.
Nearly $2 of each customer's monthly bill can be attributed to electronic junk mail and other forms of spam.
www.anti-spam-software.com /help/statistics.htm   (334 words)

 Send Spam -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Get it now and enjoy e-mail that is free of spam, fraud, phishing attacks and viruses.
Qurb 3.0 prevents 100% of spam from reaching your Outlook or Outlook Express inbox.
Spamming is the abuse of any electronic communications medium to send unsolicited messages in bulk.
www.fqup.com /send/index.php?k=send-spam   (455 words)

 Online NewsHour: SPAM -- August 12, 1998
SPENCER MICHELS: One of the major problems with eliminating Spam is the fact that often it is difficult to determine who is sending it.
It gets to be kind of a revenge thing for a lot of them, where they've been kicked off of ISP after ISP, they know that nobody wants it, they know that they are disrupting society, and they keep doing it, and that's the definition of a sociopath.
GARY MILLER: Well, if empowering the citizens and justifying their principal rights, I believe, constitutionally of private property, and the right they have to not receive pornographic literature if they don't want to receive it, if doing that is limiting freedom of speech, I think that's a far stretch to justify.
www.pbs.org /newshour/bb/cyberspace/july-dec98/spam_8-12.html   (1781 words)

 EFF: Homepage
The legislation is sponsored by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), the ACLU, and the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse, and it is supported by groups ranging from the AARP to the California Alliance Against Domestic Violence to the Gun Owners of California...
A federal judge has refused to dismiss the Electronic Frontier Foundation's (EFF's) case against AT&T for collaborating with the NSA in illegal spying on millions of ordinary Americans, setting the stage for a congressional showdown over proposed dramatic changes in federal surveillance law.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and a coalition of library organizations filed a brief with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco on Thursday supporting Google Image Search in a showdown over critical digital copyright issues.
www.eff.org   (1329 words)

 Anti Spam - Antispam fights spam and is free a tool that's easy to use
The purpose of this page is to make it so spammers who attempt to collect email addresses off the web, via programs, will not have real email addresses in their database.
Email collecting programs (spam bots) will be sent into an infinite loop by following the link at the bottom of the page and will get more and more fake email addresses stuck in their databases.
A fool proof method of filtering out spam does not yet exist, but we don't have to sit back and take it.
www.auditmypc.com /freescan/antispam.html   (333 words)

 the purpose of spam
The Purpose Of Spam resources and articles for Saturday, September 02nd, 2006
Is it SPAM when some imprudent political candidate endeavors to sway your vote by bombing your inbox with persuasive prose?
The enrolled (final) text of S. be transferred to such other party for the purpose of initiating commercial electronic mail messages...
www.spam-guard.org /the_purpose_of_spam.htm   (280 words)

"Spam" is mass electronic mail or junk email.
Because spam is so cheap and easy to create, fraudsters increasingly use it to find investors for bogus investment schemes or to spread false information about a company.
Spam allows the unscrupulous to target many more potential investors than cold calling or mass mailing.
www.sec.gov /answers/spam.htm   (98 words)

 What is spam? - A Word Definition From the Webopedia Computer Dictionary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Real spam is generally e-mail advertising for some product sent to a mailing list or newsgroup.
There is some debate about the source of the term, but the generally accepted version is that it comes from the Monty Python song, "Spam spam spam spam, spam spam spam spam, lovely spam, wonderful spamÂ…" Like the song, spam is an endless repetition of worthless text.
Bandwidth-sapping spam is more than an annoyance; it's increasingly becoming a drain on the bottom line.
www.webopedia.com /TERM/s/spam.html   (760 words)

 spam - KBCafe Web search
Spam may mean: Spam (food), canned meat sold by Hormel (stands for Shoulder of Pork And haM) Spam (electronic), unsolicited or undesired bulk electronic...
You've probably seen, heard or even used the term "spamming" to refer to the act of sending unsolicited commercial email (UCE), or "spam" to refer to the UCE itself.
While the most widely recognized form of spam is e-mail spam, the term is applied to similar abuses in other...
www.r-mail.org /search.aspx/spam   (361 words)

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 Spam (Electronic mail) books, find the lowest prices
Unsolicited Commercial Electronic Mail Act of 2001 and the Anti-Spamming Act of 2001 : Hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Seventh Congress, First Session, on H.R. 718 and H.R. 1017, May 10, 2001
Spamming, the E-Mail You Want to Can : Hearing before the Subcommittee on Telecommunications, Trade, and Consumer Protection of the Committee on Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixth Congress, First Session, November 3, 1999
Spamming : Hearing before the Subcommittee on Communications of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifth Congress, Second Session, June 17, 1998
www.allbookstores.com /Spam_(Electronic_Mail)_p2sd.html   (180 words)

 Spam: How to Fight it - Elsop's Anti-Spam Page
Spam Cop - A very quick and easy way to complain to a spammer's service provider
Filtering SPAM By Checking Who The Message Is Addressed To
LinkScan is a website quality assurance tool that checks links and produces two types of SiteMaps using multi-threaded simultaneous processing that provides reports on HTML pages readable from any browser on any platform.
www.elsop.com /wrc/nospam.htm   (391 words)

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