PSMail Quick Tip: Forwarding SPAM, such as emailed chain letters or bizarre consumer warnings, seems harmless but may have negative repercussions.
- Slows down provider networks, consuming bandwidth and disk space – generally driving up costs for all of us.
- Forces others to waste time sifting through the messages and verifying the validity of the information.
- Spreads hype and sometimes unnecessary fear and paranoia.
- Can spread malicious code or even a virus.
Use reputation sites such as WOT (Web Of Trust) to look fore reputation of the site or the content you are forwarding