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junk faxes

Transmitting faxes to unsolicited recipients. U.S. federal law 47USC227 prohibits broadcasting junk faxes, allowing recipients to sue the sender in Small Claims Court for USD $500 per copy. See spam.
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The TCPA's prohibition against the sending of junk faxes has nothing at all to do with the content of any ad, only its unsolicited transmission.
Whatever the reason, Martino's "TURN YOUR JUNK FAXES INTO CASH" pitch from June has been replaced by a less avaricious "THE FAX WAR WANTS YOU
Executive Editor Griffin Smith said he implemented the new fee to reduce junk faxes and unsolicited PR notices that were clogging the fax machine each day, often blocking real incoming news.
People and businesses that are being bombarded with junk faxes and unwanted phone calls will soon be able to insist they are left alone.
This means I end up with a floor full of junk Faxes printed on thermal paper, when 1 could have it all stored on the hard disk without wasting my paper.
In some countries, including the United States and the United Kingdom, legislation against spam (and junk faxes, "cold calling" by telephone, and unsolicited mail) is currently being considered or drafted; in Washington State, spammers have already been convicted under the state anti-spamming law.
And like junk faxes that force the recipient to bear part of the freight (toner, paper, and opportunity cost of having the fax machine tied up), spammers foist costs onto others.
Alternatively, legislation might be contemplated, for example, to require an individual's permission for the release of certain personal information to third parties, and to treat unsolicited email more like unsolicited junk faxes.
Some consumer groups also are urging people who get unwanted junk faxes to sue the advertiser in small claims court.
in the United States District Court for the District of Arizona, case number 2:08-cv-1116, alleging the medical supply company engaged in a mass-broadcast of junk faxes to promote its stock.
A Seacoast business equipment financing firm is the target of a $5 million class action lawsuit for allegedly sending unsolicited junk faxes.
This week it's the turn of the Insolvency Advisory Service, which has been sending nasty junk faxes marked "Payment Demand" followed by "Inland Revenue" and "HM Customs and Excise".