Why is junk mail called spam?

Answer SPAM is known by many as the meat in a can. However, in today's electronic age, the word "spam" is also another name for junk mail or an unauthorized message sent via email. Since the word SPAM (in... Read More »

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Why is junk email called 'Spam'?

Im sure you been reading the above stuff about the word coming from Monty Python???Well... those are WRONGThe word was coined as the winning entry in a 1937 (!)competition to choose a name for Horm... Read More »

How to Delete All Spam Mail in One Go (Windows Mail)?

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How Do I Stop Junk Mail Magazines in the Mail?

National Mailing ListsContact the Direct Marketing Association to ask that your name be removed from their mailing list. Send the mail to:Mail Preference Service. Box 643Carmel, NY 10512Compliance ... Read More »

What is junk mail?

Junk mail originally a term referring to the unsolicited mail households receive via the post office now also encompasses junk email. The majority of junk mail is advertisements for goods and servi... Read More »