What does SMS stand for?
SMS stands for SPAM Mobile Spam
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How to Block Mobile Phone Spam. Just when you think you've got junk mail and e-mail spam under control, you might start getting unsolicited text messages on your mobile phone. This can be especially irritating because you normally can't...
In order to reduce spam for their customers, ISPs have added an enormous number of servers that do only filtering (see spam filter). On January 1, 2004, the CAN-SPAM act became law in the U. S. , which provides severe penalties for spammers, if they can be located (see CAN-SPAM). See image spam, SPIM, SPIT, mobile phone spam.
It is described as mobile spamming, SMS spam, text spam, m-spam or mspam. As the popularity of mobile phones surged in the early 2000s, frequent users of text messaging began to see an increase in the number of unsolicited (and generally unwanted) commercial advertisements being sent to their telephones through text messaging. This can be particularly annoying for the recipient because, unlike in email, some recipients may be charged a fee for every message received, including spam. Mobile phone spam.