Wednesday, November 30, 2005

Fighting back against Junk Faxes

The Washington Post features some exquisite (and sometimes comical) steps fax owners can take to fight back against junk-mail faxers. If it were only this easy to repel email spam.

When Tyler receives a junk fax, she takes a piece of black paper, puts it in her fax machine and dials the "fax replies to" number or the transmission fax number on the junk fax. Before transmitting, she tapes the ends of the paper together to make a loop. "Your very dark fax will be sent on an endless loop until someone at the other end realizes what's happening and interrupts the transmission," she says...

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