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- Security Breach: Wireless Networks Less Than Secure. Platis, Athena // Rural Telecommunications;Nov/Dec2001, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p50
Addresses several issues concerning wireless network security. Difficulties with mobile wireless telecommunications in the United States; Forms of threats to mobile wireless networks; Solutions to spam in mobile networks. INSET: THE BIG PICTURE.
- Text-messaging spam filter may be illegal. Weaver, Heather Forsgren // RCR Wireless News;5/5/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 18, p4
Discusses issues related to the legality of filtering wireless data, including spam messages, in the U.S. as of May 2003. Position that wireless data is a telecommunication service; Belief that wireless data is an information service; Impact of spam messages on wireless users.
- Low Carb Diet. Hice, Randy C. // Scientific Computing & Instrumentation;Mar2004, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p10
Focuses on the passage of the Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing (CAN-SPAM) Act of 2003 by the 108th Congress of the United States. Significant provisions of the legislation; Disadvantages of the CAN-SPAM; Implication for preventing businesses from sending spam.
- SF leads California Do Not Mail push. // DM News;4/6/2009, p2
The article reports on San Francisco Board of Supervisors' approval of a non-binding resolution requesting the U.S. Congress and California to make a Do No Mail legislation, which will allow the blocking of unsolicited mail.
- Congress set to enact opt-out spam law. Garretson, Cara // Network World;12/1/2003, Vol. 20 Issue 48, p14
Focuses on the U.S. Congress' enactment of the Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act which is designed to curtail spam. Main provisions of the bill; Implications for spammers.
- Opting Out Of Spam. Wickham, Rhonda // Wireless Week;6/1/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 12, p37
Deals with the potential proliferation of unsolicited text messages in the U.S. as of June 2003. Comments on the wireless spam forum sponsored by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission; Increase in the users of text messages in the country; Possible impact of the proliferation of unsolicited text...
- Bring on the spam killer. Taaffe, Joanne // Total Telecom Magazine;Jul2003, p12
Tackles matters related to unsolicited text messages which are similar to spam messages as of July 2003. Complaints against unsolicited text messages in 2002; Information on the code of practice approved by the Australian telecommunication regulator to restrict marketing via test messaging;...
- The Always Onslaught. Wickham, Rhonda L. // Wireless Review;01/15/2001, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p22
Discusses the potential security problems that could arise as the Internet goes mobile. Unsolicited e-mail messages; Computer viruses; Hacker theft. INSET: Econ 101. Hacker-Style.
- Spam in the Airwaves. Gohring, Nancy // Interactive Week;10/29/2001, Vol. 8 Issue 42, p38
Comments on the issues of spam in the wireless communication industry. Unsolicited text messages sent by Acacia National Mortgage to wireless customers; Lawsuit filed by Verizon Wireless against Acacia.