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Quite a few big companies also utilize Spam techniques. Many people abhor such intrusion on their time and privacy but many people like to get mail. The popularity of email lists is growing. Many new list servers have come.
How can you deal with Spam?
Simply hit reply button and write stop in Subject. Most people will honor your advice except mischief-makers Unless you find that Spam is due to ignorance of internet rules, do not waste time in writing to advise that you find spamming to be invasive and annoying, and urge them to stop practice immediately However, many spammers hide their real email address and many such replies bounce.
In such cases, you can write to postmaster of spammer's Internet
service provider, complaining that they are disturbing your privacy. This is not always effective, as unscrupulous spammers have found ways to make their messages appear to originate from another provider entirely. But if your message does get through, Internet service provider may cancel spammer's account.
Laws are rapidly changing. The business organizations and individuals can get into trouble if they display total disregard to rules regarding email broadcast. In Europe and US laws and rules are enforced strictly and many people lose their ISP for spamming.
Shah N. Khan has over 20 years experience in marketing and supervising life insurance sales force besides underwriting and advertising. He is now editing a weekly ezine Fraternity Briefs Online http://www.yahoogroups/group/fraternity2 He also works as Internet Marketing Consultants and helps his two sons in their web designing business. http://www.shah.khan.as