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|Q: What is Spam?
A: Spam is unwanted e-mail
|Q: How do I know if an email message
is spam or not?
A: Unwanted email messages have subjects such as:
|Q: What can I do to avoid receiving spam?
A: Here are some ways to avoid spam:
|Q: Why is unwanted email called
A: Here's the answer according to the people at www.spam.com The term "SPAM" was adopted as a result of a Monty Python act in which a group of Vikings sang a chorus of "SPAM, SPAM, SPAM . . . " louder and louder, silencing all other conversation. Unwanted email does the same thing - it is louder than all other conversation on the internet.
(NOTE: SPAM is a registered trademark of Hormel Foods Corporation. When referring to luncheon meat, “SPAM” should always be written in capital letters; when referring to unwanted e-mails, a lower-case "spam” is correct.)
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