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2014-08-28 23:02:56

SMS or Short Messaging Service is one of the most effective methods used in marketing and advertising in recent years. This is mainly contributed by the rising popularity of mobile phones and smartphones among consumers around the world which have changed the business platforms and environments. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Being one of the fastest-growing media in history, reaching mobile device users have become more important and crucial for businesses who intend to...

2014-08-25 08:30:36

How much unwanted information must be spread to get a separate name in SPAM Encyclopedia? In 2003 alone 500 million phishy messages were reported and the number is growing ever since. You can only imagine how many unsolicited messages are reaching us. VILNIUS, Lithuania, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the last twenty years most of our inboxes have been flooded with "friendly" letters from spammers, taking up to 70% of all email traffic globally. Even social networking and instant...

2014-05-09 16:27:06

Firm Calls on New FCC Chairman to Put an End to Political Text Message Spam WASHINGTON, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Revolution Messaging, the political industry leader in calling for a crackdown on text and mobile spammers, applauded the FCC for hitting GOP spammers with a $2.9 million fine this week. The watchdog firm called on the new FCC chairman to clarify and strictly enforce anti-spam laws to protect American consumers from political text message spam once and for all....

2014-02-25 04:24:14

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With spam attacks targeted at mobile devices on the rise, SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) is employing its flagship SMS interworking service to protect against cross-operator attacks. The company today announced that in the last two months, new anti-spam capabilities within the SAP® SMS 365 mobile service have detected and eliminated nearly 18 million attempted spam and grey route messages. The announcement was made at Mobile World Congress 2014,...

Mobile Cramming Charges To Be Dropped By Three Major Carriers
2013-11-23 04:41:26

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Three of the largest US wireless service providers have announced that they will no longer charge their customers for unsolicited texts sent from so-called premium messaging services. According to Los Angeles Times reporter Salvador Rodriguez, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint have agreed to stop billing users up to $10 per month for programs that send out weather advisories, sports updates, ringtone download links and phone...

FTC Cracks Down SMS Spamming
2013-09-18 09:12:45

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In March the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) said it was “Game Over” for big time SMS spammers. Several months later they’ve settled charges with one group responsible for sending millions of spammy text messages. Rentbro, a Florida-based company, agreed to turn over what remaining assets it had left as well as pay back an additional $377,321 that the company collected while it was in operation. While in business, Rentbro sent...

2013-06-02 23:04:00

ReverseGenie.com allows visitors to conduct reverse phone number searches to determine the identity of the owner and other details such as carrier information and location of the number. Utilizing the “follow” feature of the site also allows users to be notified when a spam caller is bothering someone else — and notes left by previous searches can help determine the nature of a call with a quick glance. Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 02, 2013 ReverseGenie.com is a new website...


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