NZ spam law brings more junk mail

Consumers are being inundated with last-ditch, mass spamming efforts as companies seek permission to keep sending them messages after a new anti-spam law kicks in.The Unsolicited Electronic Messages Act comes into effect on Wednesday, and after that date commercial promotions from New Zealand can not be sent by email or text unless they have consent from the person receiving it.
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The Government’s new anti-spam law comes into effect next Wednesday, September 5, and will have far-reaching implications for anyone who sends commercial, promotional-type messages by email, text or other electronic means.
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