Paper Chase

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When the first unsolicited ad, touting “free cell phone, free minutes,” arrived by fax at Adweek’s D.C. bureau, we considered it a nuisance. When another came along, hawking a stock research newsletter, our annoyance turned to anger. Junk faxes are illegal.

Buried in the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 is a little-known provision that prohibits sending commercial ads by fax without permission.

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