A new ePrivacy Directive may ban marketeers from harassing businesses with unsolicited sales calls and e-mails. It will be the final nail in the coffin of the UK economy, according to the Direct Marketing Association.
Diary of a junk mail campaigner
Ofcom has held a consultation on persistent abuse of the communications network and has decided it may start taking enforcement action against companies that make silent and/or abandoned calls.
I have to take back everything I've ever said about political junk mail. I mean, if it wasn't for the Lollipop Special Edition of the Labour Rose – delivered without charge in my area – I would never have known about Labour's views on Lollipop Cuts.
Macmillan can no longer afford to enclose free pens with its appeals, which makes it difficult for people to emotionally engage with them. Can you help stop the downward spiral by sending Macmillan a spare pen?
From time to time people ask me to support their anti-junk mail petition. Much as I appreciate such efforts, I usually ignore these requests.
West Lothian Council is working hard to protect businesses it is giving money from junk mail.
Thanks to the EU Data Protection Directive you have the right to stop personally addressed junk mail. Weirdly, the pro-EU Stronger In campaign ignores that right while the Brexit campaign respects it.
The government is going to send everybody in the UK a leaflet about how wonderful the EU is. A former secretary of war is urging everybody in the UK to return the leaflet to No 10.
The Vote Leave campaign has a freepost address and they want to hear from you and your hard-working family.
With just under three months to go until the EU 'In/Out' referendum you can expect lots of junk mail from the Leave.EU and Stronger In campaigns. If you have no need for their propaganda you can stop them from targeting you.