What exactly is spam?

Answer when someone advertises you through email against you wishes and in mass amounts. Similar to what telemarketers do

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I'm a bit new to all this, what exactly does SPAM mean?

Spam.Stuff you post merely for posting sake. Filling without content. "Empty calories" so to speak.It is from this sketch by Monthy Python the name for this 'cultural abomination' has spawned;http:... Read More »

What is spam I keep seeing things like:' tired of spam Please dont use spam!' and more. Please fill me in!?

Ads emailed to you.Ever heard of junkmail and know what it is?Spam is the same thing as junkmail.

Does it really do any good to report spam anymore and what is the best organization to report spam to?

Most spammers are paid for the number of times the email is delivered. So it doesn't even have to reach you for them to get returns. Meaning, as long as it gets to your email server it's okay. I... Read More »

Is it normal to recieved one or two spam mails from a spam enabled server?

Yes, the spam mail are changing all the time and the filter of the server can only react to the spam been created. Once the server detect the type of spam, the filter signature file will be update... Read More »