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'''Email abuse''' is the unsolicited sending of [[spam]], third party [[advertisement]]s, derogatory language, slander, and threats via electronic mail.
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According to a 2005 [[YouGov]]/[[Clearswift]] [[white paper]] poll of 2,000 email users: 36% of users polled had received racist and/or sexually explicit material from co-workers, 23% had used inappropriate language in an email, 49% don't know their company's email use policy, and of those who do know their company's policy, 27% admit to breaking it.<ref>[http://www.securitytechnet.com/resource/security/application/Clearswift1_200508_UltimateGuidetoEmailSecurityUS_822533.pdf Clearswift White Paper on Email Security]</ref>
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Email abuse is the unsolicited sending of spam, third party advertisements, derogatory language, slander, and threats via electronic mail.

According to a 2005 YouGov/Clearswift white paper poll of 2,000 email users: 36% of users polled had received racist and/or sexually explicit material from co-workers, 23% had used inappropriate language in an email, 49% don't know their company's email use policy, and of those who do know their company's policy, 27% admit to breaking it.[1]

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