Chapters 5 : Business, Issues and Controversies

Sections 3 : Internet Controversies


Spamming is useless information that is NOT requested. Spamming can be conducted by e-mail, mailing lists, and Usenet groups. Spams can take the form of Financial schemes, inappropriate advertising. It is easy for one to collect a list of newsgroups and mailing lists. THen a program can be used to send the same message to every item in the list. There are devices called Cancelbots that block such spamming, but it is easy for one to forge a message header.

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