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Recommended IT Practices

Spam and Spoofing

Spam is generally defined as unsolicited commercial email (UCE). However, some people regard any unwanted messages as spam, including:

Although unsolicited bulk email has existed for years, over the past several months it has become more pervasive, more offensive, and more expensive to deal with.

Here are a few things you can do to help reduce the amount of unwanted email you receive:

These suggestions are presented in more detail, along with more information regarding spam and what to do about it, at www.uh.edu/infotech/spam.