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Would xkcd's lawn care business stimulus proposal be legal?

The xkcd comic from February 17, 2024, titled "Treasure Chests," jokingly presents a proposal to increase a lawn care firm's business: Assume that one had permission to bury the three ...
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How does CAN-SPAM apply to physical mail promotions?

In this day of age, it's easy to get a prospect's address with so many online databases available. For example, a college sending a promotional mail to a student. A freelancer sending physical mails ...
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Can the government force spammers to disclose how they got my e-mail address?

My impression is that a large proportion of unsolicited email marketing (SPAM) originates because the recipient willingly provides their address in the course of a desired interaction with a second-...
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Is it legal to sell currency at a price lower than face value?

Here is something that I thought would make a fun PR stunt to promote my business. I stand on the corner of a busy street corner in San Francisco, or any large city, dressed well, say in a business ...
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"last chance!" Fraudulent marketing

Meet Bob. Bob has received marketing messages on 5 different days this week from a business telling him that it's his last chance or "final call" to sign up for service where he can get ...
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