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Mass Arrests in China to Clamp Down on SMS Spam

Chinese authorities have arrested over 1,500 people in a clamp down on spam messages being sent by SMS. more

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UK Mobile Operators Launch Consumer Spam Reporting Service

The UK's four mobile networks have joined with the UK's privacy commissioner to tackle nuisance text messages by using the GSMA's Spam Reporting Service. more

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Iraq's Asiacell Orders SMS Spam Blocking Service

Iraq's Asiacell has ordered an anti-spam software plaform from the Irish software developer, Anam Technologies. more

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New Zealand Firm Fined for Sending SMS and Email Spam

A New Zealand marketing company has been issued the country's largest ever fine for sending email and SMS spam messages. more

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Text Spammers Settle FTC Charges They Sent Consumers Bogus Offers for "Free" Gift Cards

A USA based company that sent text messages to mobile phones has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that they sent out more than 42.5 million unwanted and deceptive text messages to consumers. more

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SMS Spam on the Decline in Vietnam

The volume of SMS spam has more than halved over the past six months in Vietnam, according to a local study. more

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Text Message Spammers Agree to Compensation Payments

Mobile phone users in the USA who received a text message advertising a car price comparison website are being offered compensation following an out-of-court settlement. more

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FTC Acts Against Spam Text and Robocalling Operations

The USA's Federal Trade Commission (FTC) says that it has moved to shut down an international network of scammers that sent millions of unwanted text messages to consumers, more

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Australia's Optus Deploys SMS Spam Blocker

Australia's Optus has deployed a spam filter for its SMS service to try and cut down on unwanted text messages. more

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Criminals Spamming USA Mobile Phone Users by Name, State and Income Level

USA based mobile spammers are using cell phone users' personal data to launch invasive, highly targeted attacks, according to a security software vendor, AdaptiveMobile,  more

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