junk mail

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junk mail

mail which is sent unsolicited and indiscriminately to a person or firm with a view to interesting them in a product.
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The first coverage theory concerned whether the unsolicited transmission of junk faxes fit within the policy coverage for "property damage" caused by an "accident.
com, you could find this boast: "YOUR JUNK FAXES CAN BECOME A NEW STREAM OF CASH FLOW FOR YOU.
But perhaps most significantly, IIALP "is an open-ended tool that can be used to complain about anything," says Davey, from spam, to ad-ware, even to non-Internet areas of abuse like junk faxes.
The information includes details about the cost of calls on the internet and how to deal with junk faxes.
Rosenthal points out that senders of junk faxes can be fined up to $500 per fax in small claims court--50 times the penalty for a spam violation.
5 million to settle a class action case filed under a federal law banning junk faxes.
If you are pestered by cold-calling telesales and junk faxes you can easily do something about it these days.
It offers to get somebody called the Fax Preference Service to block off junk faxes once you send your details, a copy of your business letter headed paper and a signature from an authorised member of staff.
This is why it's illegal to send junk faxes and why legislation is pending to restrict unsolicited commercial e-mail as well.
I frequently receive junk faxes with a handwritten note at the top: "Here is the information you requested" (junk e-mails say the same thing in the subject line), when in fact I've never heard of these companies, let alone requested information.
Over 1m people have now signed up to the fax and telephone preference schemes introduced by Britain's telecomms regulator OFTEL a year ago to stop cold calling and the sending of junk faxes to homes and businesses that did not want to receive them, according to the UK's Director General of Telecommunications David Edmonds.
The phone rings early morning and late at night with unsolicited junk faxes.