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Can you text a business/sole trader promotional material if they put their number online?

eg. An electrician has put their mobile number on a website to attract business. Can I legally contact that electrician to tell them about a product that he/she may be interested in? .. Everything is ...
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Is this service legal?

This service, "Find Email Free", offers to collect email addresses from its users, and then share them with the users. It seems not only morally wrong on several moral grounds, but also shockingly ...
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Legality Of Robo Calling Robocallers

I have seen a few videos out there where an individual will find a spam robo caller's number and flood the call center with their own robo call. Preventing the spammer from making any new calls and ...
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Is it legal to track a scammer's IP address?

One of my contacts has messaged me asking for help about a scam. He was saying that one same person keeps harassing him with scam messages threatening to put some videos of him online if he doesn't ...
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Do I have any legal recourse against trolls spamming my forum?

I run a forum for supporters of a sports club. I often get supporters from a rival club coming in, creating a user, and spamming my forum, most often after we lose a big game, particularly if against ...
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Legality of mass email situation

I am launching a business directed towards college campuses. I know the email address format of the first college I will be launching at is firstname.lastname@college.edu . Basically, I would not have ...
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Mailing bot illegal? [Social Experiment]

Hope I am in the right place for this type of question. I am a developer that would like to start up a little project that is kind of a social experiment. The idea is that I setup a mailing bot with ...
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Can we use client email addresses for marketing?

I work in a small design agency and we are launching a new product soon. What laws govern our ability to email our past clients about this news? When we work with clients we don't ask for their ...
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Can I send someone who wants to meet me about a business contract on a “wild goose chase”?

I have received an unsolicited electronic message (email sent through my web site) touting for business. The sender is in breach of the Unsolicited Electronic Messages Act, and I hate spam. He also ...