The “What is Spam?” Survey! (Please Help Us by Taking It!)

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Even after all these years, people still can’t agree on the definition of “spam”. So we are turning to you, our readers, to help us understand what you consider to be spam!

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4 Replies to “The “What is Spam?” Survey! (Please Help Us by Taking It!)”

  1. same problem as “buffet”, #2 partially obscured, from what i can read, “Email from a business I don’t know, and with which I have no relationship, is:” my answer is “spam” and i usually delete it unread. i do receive and read e-mail from businesses whose services and products i own or might be interested in buying. no russian women, viagra, lotteries, pictures of nekkid gurls or cheap bootleg rx meds. no shady business deals wanted, thanks but no thanks. i’ll keep my money in my pocket, and myself out of jail.

  2. Anne,

    Maybe for a future column you could address which is most effective re spam– unsubscribe, block, report, or ignore?

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