junk fax


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junk fax

n. an unwanted and irritating fax message. We got nothing but a whole pile of junk faxes today.
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The single-page document claims to offer an exclusive service to consumers sick of receiving junk faxes.
A spokesman said: "The best advice, if you receive a junk fax, is to put it in the bin.
"I'm listed with the Fax Preference Service, which is supposed to stop junk faxes, but I still get about 50 a month.
So today we embark on a campaign to name and shame those responsible for junk faxes and publish their fax numbers.
CONSUMER watchdogs are to investigate a new wave of junk faxes sweeping Scotland.
Numerous complaints have been made about an unsolicited fax inviting you to reply to a pounds 1.50 a minute line if you don't want junk faxes.
His junk faxes are typically offers such as "Get paid to diet" or "Get paid to shop" or worthless political surveys.
During the last World Cup he swamped the country with junk faxes offering "everything you need to know about obtaining tickets for France 98".
In response to Petitioner Anda's declaratory judgment request, the FCC stated that it did have the authority under the Junk Fax Prevention Act to require companies to include opt-out notices in their solicited fax advertisements, but that they would give a waiver out for any faxes sent without notices prior to April 30, 2015.
For example, there is criticism of allowing private class actions in junk fax cases has created a cottage industry in class action cases that impose litigation costs far in excess of any benefit to consumers.
(2) In the "junk fax" context, the TCPA generally prohibits the sending of unsolicited advertisements to a fax machine, (3) and contains a private right of action under which a recipient may obtain $500 per fax in statutory damages (or up to $1,500 per fax, in the court's discretion, if the violation was willful or knowing).
Also, the printer's PC Fax function comes with a junk fax filter that eliminates the printing of unnecessary faxes by scanning documents directly to your computer instead of printing them out, thereby cutting down on paper and toner wastage.
Combat spam text messages by visiting the Federal Communications Commission website and filling out form 1088, "Junk Fax and Telemarketing." Don't forget to make your service provider aware of the spam and ask for unwanted charges to be removed from your bill.
Which just goes to show: never respond to any junk mail, junk fax or junk phone call.
Advertisements sent via fax fall under the Junk Fax Prevention Act of 2005.