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Presidential mobile spam

June 11, 2004 at 9:21 by Martina Comments

About 57 million Italian users have received today an sms from the Government reminding them about the European Elections during the week-end. The initiative has generated a lot of polemics first, because over 5 million euros have been spent to send the message, second because this is the perfect example of unsolicited communication.

One Response to Presidential mobile spam

  1. johnza says:

    yes, but did it work? if they only send it once at each election, you wonder how much this is really spam vs. a public service. what about using sms as an emergency notification system?

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