It is not only annoying, but can be offensive, very often carries viruses that can damage your computer, and almost always involves some kind of fraud. However, Virgin Media has installed state-of-the-art technology to protect you by filtering as much suspected spam as possible out of your email by default. These settings will apply even if you collect your email via an email program. We also filter all email viruses out of your Virgin Media email.
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Email spam , also referred to as junk email , is unsolicited messages sent in bulk by email spamming. The name comes from a Monty Python sketch in which the name of the canned pork product Spam is ubiquitous, unavoidable, and repetitive. Since the expense of the spam is borne mostly by the recipient,  it is effectively postage due advertising. This makes it an excellent example of a negative externality.
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I received a concerned email from a reader. In it, she asks:. My first reaction was to ask the reader for more information to clarify her situation.