Spam and the Legal Counter Attacks
Charles Jaeger, Southern Oregon University
Spam and “Junk Mail”
Businesses, charitable organizations, politicians, special interest groups, and many others send millions of unsolicited “junk mail” pieces every month to your postal mailbox—cards, letters, leaflets, or almost anything they want. It's legal. Companies make money with it. You may have done it yourself.
Internet e-mail has become the new frontier of junk mail, with offers of every kind—sometimes hundreds per day—going to almost every e-mail address in the world. ...