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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Spam Ban Proposed

WASHINGTON () -- A U.S. congressman has proposed a ban on "spam," or unsolicited junk electronic mail.


New Jersey's Chris Smith said last week his "Netizens Protection Act of 1997" would ban unsolicited commercial e-mail including get-rich-quick schemes and solicitations that can cost recipients by incurring online charges.