The act of copying digital content for use on a device other than the one for which it is was originally intended, such as copying a music from a compact disc to an MP3 file for use on a portable MP3 player, or copying an MP3 file onto a compact disc for use in a digital audio player.
- spaghetti marketing
Slang term used to describe the random spending of marketing dollars in an unorganized, unplanned way. The slang term is derived from cooking spaghetti where one might “throw spaghetti against the wall to see if it sticks”.
Spam is most often considered to be electronic junk mail or junk newsgroup postings. Some people define spam even more generally as any unsolicited email. However, if a long-lost brother finds your email address and sends you a message, this could hardly be called spam, even though it is unsolicited. Real spam is generally email […]
- spam blocker
Spam blocker is the phrase used to describe a type of computer software that is designed to prevent spam, or unsolicited e-mail sent in bulk to a large number of recipients, from going directly to the inbox of your e-mail client. Also known as spam filters, spam fighters or anti-spam utilities, spam blocking software has […]
- spam trap
An option in an e-mail that appears to be a legitimate unsubscribe option. When the e-mail recipient clicks the link and unsubscribe, they are actually validating their e-mail address to the spammer for future use.
Slang term for spam e-mail address, a person’s secondary e-mail address, which is used for registering to receive newsletters, discussion forums and for other Web sites requiring sign-ups where you may receive frequent e-mails. The spamdress is used in place of a primary e-mail address to assist in keeping spam out of the primary account. […]