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The junk mail handling fee

10th September 2015

Hurray! You can deter junk mail deliverers with a junk mail handling fee notice! Boohoo… You won't be able to enforce the notice. (And so we still need to get the junk mail industry to formally recognise anti-junk mail signs).

Charity marketeers trying to prevent Government regulation

6th September 2015

The Institute of Fundraising has written a letter to the Sunday Times. They're very sorry that charity marketeers have abused people's generosity and they're absolutely committed to fundraising in a way that respects the rights of individuals. Whatever that may mean…

Unambiguous long grass

31st August 2015

The Door-Drop Preferences hasn't been killed off – it has merely been kicked into the long grass. It seems the responsibility deal between the government and the junk mail industry might have suffered the same fate.

Door-drop fiasco in The Times

30th June 2015

The Times is today writing about the Door-Drop Preference Service. The fiasco is Defra's fault, according to the Direct Marketing Association.

The Virgin Media opt-out

29th June 2015

Virgin Media has started keeping an internal 'do not mail' list for addressed 'To the Occupier' junk mail and promises to produce less leaflets.


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