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Defined as unsolicited electronic messaging regardless of its content (e.g. advertisements or junk mail). Australia is a leading country when it comes to SPAM laws. The *Spam Act 2003* covers email, mobile phone messages (SMS, MMS) and instant messages.

To find out more on SPAM and laws governing it, visit the [Australian Cummincations and Media Authority] ( or read their [Spam Consumers Guide pdf] (

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