Diary of a junk mail campaigner
You know all those fines the ICO has been handing out to junk marketeers? Just 20% of them are collected.
Ever wondered if you can return a freepost envelope stuck to a brick to a junk mailer? We might have an answer…
I don't like Paypal either… but enough is enough.
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.
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.