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IM spam

(Instant Messaging spam) See spim.
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However, the market still faces challenges from factors such as mobile messaging spam and IP based messaging which in turn results in decrease in profitability of telecom operators.
The Global Messaging Security Gateway market consists of the following segments based on the major types of messaging spam attacks: Account Phishing, Survey Scam, Compensation Scam, Product Promotion Scam, Loan Scam, and Political Scam.
AOL will also introduce a tool for handling the instant messaging spam problem, which is expected to become a problem over the next few years.
One of the goals of MAAWG is to bring the messaging industry together to work collaboratively and successfully address forms of messaging abuse such as messaging spam, virus attacks, denial-of-service attacks and other forms of abuse.
As messaging spam has the potential to have detrimental financial implications on the mobile ecosystem, we are confident that this collaboration with the GSMA and the global mobile community will have significant and lasting value to the further development of the mobile industry.
The growth of messaging spam might act as a disincentive to service adoption, as operators offer more flat-rate messaging bundles providing spammers with a greater opportunity for mass distribution of messages.
People need to continue calling on the FCC to clarify that the ban on text messaging spam applies to ALL companies, including those who run Internet-to-phone text messaging programs.