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Our definition of Spam - what is electronic spam

It is email that you don’t want and didn’t ask for often irrelevant or unsolicited messages sent over the Internet, typically to large numbers of users, for the purposes of advertising, phishing, spreading malware, etc. This can include excessive emails sent after a purchase or enquiry that are not waranted nor asked for.

We deem as Spam any email we did not ask for that is not personalised or tailored to our exact needs or even sent by an individual completing or answering a query or question, but is in fact mass or bulk message that have nothing to do with the individual receiver.

When contacting a company or purchasing a product
Contacting / making a purchase does not give that company / individual the automatic right to send regular unwanted emails on a daily / weekly or monthly basis.

It is all about privacy. It is not all about opt in

Buying a product or enquiring / joining a website does not give an automatic right to send endless bulk messages on a regular basis. See Marketing | ICO. Soft Opt in is simply a license to spam. Also it is not acceptable to hide terms like "we will sent you emails weekly" if you purchase a product from XYand Z. See: Action

Sign off or Unsubscribe, really!

It is the responsibility of the holder of an email list to not bombared its spam recipients to endless emails, whilst hiding behind 'the get out clause' that they can unsubscribe. The email recipient cannot physically contact and unsubscribe to spam due to:

  1. the sheer volume of spam
  2. the fact that unsubscribing can be proof that an email address is LIVE and in use and hence the act of unstructured is actually a red rag to increase the amount of spam.

See: History of Spam Emails


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Please contact us with any comments or questions at questions@spamdex.co.uk. Spam Archive is a non-profit library of thousands of spam email messages sent to a single email address. A number of far-sighted people have been saving all their spam and have put it online. This is a valuable resource for anyone writing Bayesian filters. The Spam Archive is building a digital library of Internet spam. Your use of the Archive is subject to the Archive's Terms of Use. All emails viewed are copyright of the respected companies or corporations. Special thanks: We would like to thank Benedict who is a SEO Consultant who has freely given up his time to advise us on how best to maximise on our organic search traffic strategy and also for his wonderful creative vision on how to spread the word about Spamdex and how we try to combat spam across the globe. Click here for more information.

Our inspiration is the "Internet Archive" USA. "Libraries exist to preserve society's cultural artefacts and to provide access to them. If libraries are to continue to foster education and scholarship in this era of digital technology, it's essential for them to extend those functions into the digital world." This is our library of unsolicited emails from around the world. See https://archive.org. Spamdex is in no way associated though. Supporters and members of http://spam.abuse.net Helping rid the internet of spam, one email at a time. Working with Inernet Aware to improve user knowlegde on keeping safe online. | Link to us | Terms | Privacy | Cookies | Complaints | Copyright | Spam emails / ICO | Spam images | Sitemap

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