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Stealing Time, Resources and Privacy
For more information about the legislation and what you can do to prevent unwanted junkfaxes, e-mail the Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights.
If you have an active fax machine, you've probably received annoying ads that you didn't ask for. Like junk mail and spam e-mail, "junk faxes" are another way businesses waste our time and invade our privacy at home and the office. Some of the problems created by "junk faxing" include:
To stop the practice of junk faxing, FTCR has filed lawsuits on behalf of the public against junk faxers to enforce the federal law. Follow the links below to learn about these suits, see the legal documents (and junk faxes) involved, and learn how to use the federal law that lets victims of this unethical marketing practices sue advertisers for at least $500 per unwanted fax.
Click here to read the FCC 2003 Ruling implementing federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act (including junk fax provisions).
Download successful FTCR actions and examples of junk faxes.
Check these websites for additional information.
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