junk e-mail

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Noun1.junk e-mail - unwanted e-mail (usually of a commercial nature sent out in bulk)junk e-mail - unwanted e-mail (usually of a commercial nature sent out in bulk)
electronic mail, email, e-mail - (computer science) a system of world-wide electronic communication in which a computer user can compose a message at one terminal that can be regenerated at the recipient's terminal when the recipient logs in; "you cannot send packages by electronic mail"
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London, Jan 11 (ANI): The recent global decline in junk e-mail could be short lived, with the network of infected computers used to produce spam springing back to life after a lull of several weeks.
E-mail users will receive and read messages the same way they always have, but without sorting through the junk e-mail to find the gems.
to offer members a service that will protect their systems against viruses and manage junk e-mail, also known as spare.
The time employees spend deleting junk e-mail costs companies nearly $22 billion a year, according to a recent survey.
Meanwhile, AOL has issued its list of "the most sent junk e-mail subject lines in 2004.
THANKS TO THE ingenious CAN-SPAM Act passed by Congress last year, junk e-mail in the United States has been drastically reduced, rendering many inboxes completely spam free.
AOL cited ``tepid support'' for Microsoft's so-called Sender ID technology, which seeks to cut down on junk e-mail by making it difficult for spammers to forge e-mail headers and addresses.
0 even helps users sort through the junk e-mail box to find the "wanted mail," if there is any.
Almost a third of UK finance chiefs believe their performance at work has suffered due to the increase of junk e-mail - spam - according to a new survey from Reed Accountancy.
is planning an event called Dump the Junk Day which will inform the UK public of the best ways to prevent spammers sending out junk e-mail.
According to Brian Arbogast, corporate vice president of Microsoft's MSN and Personal Services Division, "Enterprises, ISPs and consumers are all spending time and money trying to rid their inboxes of junk e-mail.
Schools can block unwanted junk e-mail with this anti-spam software.