2001 News and Media Spam E-mail

Getting people to say yes to marketing e-mails, and then getting them the messages that are most likely to make them buy, is a thriving industry of its own. [E-Commerce Times]

    Top: Computers: Internet: E-mail: Spam: News and Media: 2001

  • Wired: Wham, Bam, Thank You Spam - A small claims court judge in Bellevue, Washington, awarded Bennett Haselton $2,000 for getting spam.
  • BBC News: EU laws target junk mail spam - Consumers across Europe who have been plagued by news and media news and media junk e-mails and phone messages are being told news and media news and media that new laws are on the way to news and media news and media control them.
  • The Register: ORBS' death - Alan Brown makes a short response to the news and media spam news that ORBS is shutting down.
  • Official: Spam costs E10 billion - Spam costs Net users a whopping E10 billion spam ($9.33 billion) a year, according to the European spam Commission. [The Register]
  • Euro spam vote in limbo - The European parliament has bungled its latest attempt to outlaw spam. [The Register]
  • Europe warms to spam ban - Lobbyists for the European Internet industry believe their campaign for news and media a ban on spam is gaining momentum. [The Register]
  • Mobile Tech Today: Japanese Giant Mounts New Wireless Spam Offensive - DoCoMo said it has requested permission to block spam any e-mail spam sent to large numbers of invalid spam e-mail addresses.
  • Europe bottles spam ban - A European committee has blocked plans to outlaw unsolicited commercial email dealing a major blow to anti-spam supporters. [The Register]
  • Mobile Tech Today: U.S. Legislation Targets Wireless Spam - Holt\\'s wireless phone bill, referred to the House news and media spam Committee on Energy and Commerce, specifically prohibits the news and media spam use of wireless phones\\' text, graphic or image news and media spam messaging systems to transmit unsolicited commercial messages.
  • UK marketeers to challenge EU email ban - The British marketing industry has begun the fight spam back against 2001 European Union proposals to ban all spam unsolicited emails. [Guardian Unlimited]
  • Spam Report: U.S. Regulators Ignore Most Junk E-Mail - To date, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) 2001 has only 2001 gone after spam in cases in 2001 which deceptive advertising was 2001 being prosecuted. Unsolicited commercial 2001 e-mail (UCE) itself, regardless of its 2001 contents, has 2001 not been a target. [E-Commerce News]
  • Apocryphal E-Mail Bedevils Va. Sender - She meant well. That\\'s what Rose Lambert tells herself every news and media morning when her e-mail folder begins to bulge with missives news and media from around the globe, and she starts to slip again news and media into her deep, private hell. [Washington Post]
  • Wired: When Tragedy Hits, So Does Spam - Before the rubble had even stopped smoking from Tuesday\\'s terrorist news and media attacks in New York and Washington D.C., spammers were trying news and media to capitalize on the tragedy.
  • Spammer wrecks UUNet email service - UUNet customers have been left stranded without access 2001 to their email for the last 36 hours 2001 after the outfit took a "very big hit" 2001 from spammers earlier this week. [The Register]
  • Anti-spam group makes up with pollster - A controversial anti-spam group agrees to remove a polling and market research firm from its database of suspected junk e-mailers. [C|Net]
  • CNN: Euro ministers agree on spam 'n' cookies - European telecommunication ministers have agreed that unsolicited e-mail spam and wireless text messages should be prohibited under spam a new data protection law.
  • Wired: Plenty of Spam for the Holidays - Attention, spamees: Don\\'t take your hand off the 2001 delete key. spam Indications are that plenty more spam 2001 is on its way.
  • What Was EBay's E-Mail Motive? - EBay is either a scheming marketing company or 2001 an innocent victim of mass paranoia launched by 2001 a well-intentioned e-mail it sent to its users. 2001 [Wired]
  • Spammer Gets Spammed - [Slashdot]
  • Mobile Tech Today: Cell-Phone Spam Figures in Patent Request - \\'The federal E911 regulations have precipitated a flurry news and media spam of privacy issues, as well as concerns that news and media spam consumer wireless devices will be bombarded with unsolicited news and media spam messages.'
  • E-mails laden with real news — and rumors - The stock market was plummeting Monday. Everything was crazy. And as if that weren\\'t enough, Salomon Smith Barney in Alexandria, Va., was inundated with strange phone calls. [USA Today]
  • Spam Oozes Past Border Patrol - Last week, Reps. Heather Wilson (R-N.M.) and Gene 2001 Green (D-Texas) reintroduced a bill they claimed "empowers 2001 consumers and their ISP with the ability to 2001 protect both their privacy and their resources" by 2001 restricting unsolicited commercial e-mail
  • Wired: Axed Intel Man Loses E-Mail Case - Kourosh Kenneth Hamidi remains barred from targeting Intel employees with news and media bulk e-mail.
  • U.S. representatives mount attack on spam - A bill designed to give consumers and ISPs news and media greater control over a flood of unwanted e-mail, news and media commonly known as spam, was introduced Wednesday by news and media the same U.S. representatives who sponsored the legislation news and media in the last Congress. [CNN]
  • Fixing a Hole Where Spam Comes In - ISPs are battling rogue spammers lurking in the news and media back alleys and hidden corners of their networks. news and media As the fighting heats up, more and more news and media legitimate e-mail is getting blocked along with the news and media junk. [Wired]
  • Privacy advocates say amended spam bill lacks teeth - When rep. Heather Wilson (R-N.M.) introduced legislation in February to news and media prevent or greatly reduce unsolicited commercial e-mail, commonly known as news and media spam, privacy advocates cheered and then lent their support. But news and media then some trade associations complained, an
  • EBay E-mail Makes Users 'Bidder' - Auction site eBay has apparently decided that users 2001 of its service who said no really meant 2001 yes. So, in an attempt to "help" its 2001 users, the company has informed many of them, 2001 by e-mail, that their marketing preferences were automatically 2001 being c
  • A Third of Work E-Mail Wastes Time - A new study finds at least 34 percent of e-mail spam messages at work contain irrelevant information. [ABCNEWS.com]
  • MSN opts for Brightmail anti-spam defence - MSN has signed up with Brightmail to stop its email news and media users getting spammed. The ISP will offer its five million news and media email users in the US the option of Brightmail\\'s Anti-Spam news and media Solution. [The Register]
  • Can Spam Ever Be Stopped? - Activists decry a loophole in proposed U.S. anti-spam laws that would allow each spammer to send one unsolicited e-mail before an ISP could take action against the spammer. [E-Commerce Times]
  • Data protection: "Junk" e-mail costs internet users 10 billion a year worldwide - Internet subscribers world-wide are unwittingly paying an estimated 2001 €10 billion a year in connection costs just 2001 to receive "junk" e-mails, according to a study 2001 undertaken for the European Commission.
  • Infamous Spammer Spammed - In what some see as a perfect example news and media spam of the evidence of cosmic retribution, an avalanche news and media spam of spam has crashed British Internet service provider news and media spam Pipex\\'s servers, and stopped delivery of e-mail to news and media spam its million-plus users for the past week. [Wired]
  • Spam filters may feed Web marketing - Some popular free Web services are playing both spam sides of the fence when it comes to spam protecting consumers from pesky marketers, offering to block spam junk e-mail while they help advertisers push promotions spam into customers' in-boxes. [CNET.com]
  • Spammers face felony charges - Californians Michael Persaud, 24, of San Diego and Frank Kriticos, news and media 25, of Santee will answer felony criminal charges of spamming news and media and so earn the distinction of being the first people news and media so charged in that state, according to a story in news and media the local Union Tribun
  • CNET.com: Inside the spammer's world - Recent court decisions upholding laws against unsolicited e-mails will increasingly 2001 focus attention on a few individuals who send out the 2001 majority of such unwanted advertising messages.
  • Hackers, Spammers May Be Punished as Terrorists - Theoretically, because violations of the Computer Fraud and news and media 2001 Abuse Act of 1986 have been included in news and media 2001 the terrorism crackdown, hackers and spammers could be news and media 2001 sentenced to life in prison. [News Factor]
  • eBay sellers say new anti-spam system is backfiring - The auction giant\\'s new system that was designed to limit news and media spam is forcing some sellers to weed through even more news and media junk mail to find legitimate messages from bidders. [c|net]
  • U.S. Gains in War Against 'Spam' Fraud - In ongoing investigations, the FTC and Project Mailbox spam found that many unsolicited e-mail sweepstakes offerings, travel spam offers and work-at-home schemes are fraudulent. [NewsFactor]
  • Walking the Line Between E-Mail and Spam - Getting people to say yes to marketing e-mails, news and media and then getting them the messages that are news and media most likely to make them buy, is a news and media thriving industry of its own. [E-Commerce Times]
  • Evil spammers jailed for two years - Two Los Angeles men are to go to jail for their part in a bulk email scam which duped 12,000 people and severely impacted the operations of several large US ISPs. [The Register]
  • New Battle Strategies Heat Up War On Spam - Some say the only way to stop the spread of e-mail Spam is to charge e-mail users a fee -- but the strategy has failed to stem the tide of regular junk mail. [NewsFactor]
  • Hotmail spam filters block outgoing e-mail - Ben Johnson has been sending e-mail for months 2001 from his Hotmail account, but he just discovered 2001 that some of them were diverted to the 2001 trash before arriving at their destination. [CNET.com]
  • Bill aims to block wireless junk email - In our wireless world, can solicitors find you spam anywhere within cell range if you have a spam data-ready wireless phone turned on? [CNET.com]

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