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unwanted e-mail (usually of a commercial nature sent out in bulk)

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How to Stop E-Mail Spam, Spyware, Malware, Computer Viruses, and Hackers from Ruining Your Computer or Network will appeal not just to computer collections but is a useful acquisition for any general library.
The best ways to reduce the e-mail spam you receive include:
If section members have not received the e-mail by the time they receive their printed Bar News, Langham said they should check their e-mail spam filter to see if that blocked delivery.
Like the Big Bad Wolf waiting in the woods to pounce, newsletter marketers worry that, between mail room autocrats and e-mail spam filters, much of their carefully crafted promotional effort is not reaching the intended recipients.
Security problems such as viruses, worms, e-mail spam and other attacks focused on the customer are continuing to plague the banking industry, according to business advisory firm Deloitte.
Secure Computing Corporation (Nasdaq:SCUR), an enterprise gateway security company, has revealed that e-mail spam which suggests the recipient has won a new iPhone, is sending users to a malware hosting website.
Opt-in legislation prohibits a sender from transmitting e-mail spam without the receiver's prior consent.
For example, Jones investigates whether drinking alcohol releases creativity, the evidence of glaciers at Earth's equator, the public perception of science, and the role of statistics in e-mail spam. Jones, professor of genetics at the University College London, includes the connection between sleep and memory and Alzheimer's disease, the battle against creationism, and questions about blood replacement.
The university, which has an enrollment of 8,500, was pounded with about 2,000 e-mail spam messages--all in German.
This information is particularly helpful because, as air cleaner sales picked up over the past few years, several companies began selling questionable products via e-mail spam.
Israel News Faxx received the following e-mail spam scam.
The CAN-SPAM Act of last year, designed to regulate and reduce e-mail spam, had similar goals.
An 'easy target' for e-mail spam. The Wall Street Journal.
Mr Sparrow said: 'All of us are aware of the e-mail spam issue and that of course was addressed last December by the introduction of new laws making it illegal to send unsolicited e-mails to individuals who are in the European Union.
"One of the biggest drains on productivity is dealing with e-mail spam and viruses," says Kristi Schwartz, manager of small-business marketing at Microsoft's Denver office.