Considering what a pain in the posterior this thing called spam truly is, it doesn’t seem particularly newsworthy to write an article reporting that a group of people admit to hating the stuff. That’s like writing an article entitled “Rob …

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“It is my ambition to say in ten sentences what others say in a whole book.” - Friedrich Nietzsche In a world where modern technology encourages us to litter the Interwebs with memes, thoughts, new ideas, and sometimes sketchy facts, Twitter is …

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July Spam Roundup

The dog days of summer are here but spammers aren’t taking it easy. Spam levels are still active, even with Canada’s tough new spam law now in effect. Let’s take a look at the stories that made spam headlines in …

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Spoiler alert: it can be both. But while the latter isn’t really up for debate (it could be, but who would argue that spam isn’t irritating?), the former poses an interesting question. The Washington Post considers that very issue in …

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We live in a very competitive world, and if the recent World Cup, Commonwealth Games, Paralympic Games and Winter Olympics are any indication, humans love to practice the time-honored tradition of proving that they’re better than other humans. It’s an …

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The Economics of Spam

With the increasing effectiveness of spam filters and users being more tech savvy and less spam tolerant than ever, have you ever wondered why spammers keep pumping it out? That’s simple, because there are still enough people falling for it …

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Canada’s anti-spam law is one of the toughest in the world, and many Canadian businesses have been chafing under it and demanding changes. American companies have had to scramble and adjust as well, many keeping Canadian customers on a separate …

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Looking for a job? If so you know it’s still tough out there. While the economy is showing signs of improvement, the job market is still rough in many sectors. Employers report getting an average of 300-500 resumes for each …

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After much ado about nothing, the Canadian Anti Spam Legislation (CASL) finally woke up on July 1st and discovered that it was a real boy. In case you were living off world for the past few years, the law, which …

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Canadian Riding Association Denies Spam Accusation

A Canadian riding association is under fire after sending a politically tinged email blast to the Guelph Chamber of Commerce. The campaign generated many spam complaints and privacy concerns. The messages urged Chamber members to visit the Conservative Party of …

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