Junk mail, spam, and telephone solicitations
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Ways to suppress junk mail and telephone solicitations
Mail Preference Service (MPS) of the
Direct Marketing Association (DMA).
Writing them a letter seems to reduce one's junk mail.
Telephone Preference Service (TPS) of the
Direct Marketing Association.
Writing them a letter might reduce the telephone solicitations one receives.
The people at
believe the TPS is an ineffective sham.
is a paid service that informs mailers and junk callers
of one's unwillingness to receive junk mail and telephone solicitations.
(I wonder whether the "little known Postal Service form" that Private Citizen gives members
is form 2150, which stops mail from a particular company.
Ironically, I learned of Postal Service form 2150 from the DMA's
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