UncategorizedMarch 7, 2005

The Politics of Spam

Data on how Americans’ feel about emails from politicians or interest groups.

UncategorizedFebruary 1, 2005

Canning Spam

The campaign against pornographic spam gains momentum.

UncategorizedJanuary 17, 2005

Email and the 2004 Campaign

One in ten internet users signed up for political newsletters and news alerts during campaign 2004.

UncategorizedJanuary 14, 2005

Canning Porn Spam

The first Federal Trade Commission complaints against pornography spammers will be cheered by email users.

UncategorizedOctober 10, 2004

Prescription Drugs Online

One in four Americans has used the internet to look for information about prescription drugs. Other topics covered: prescription drugs purchases online; drug-related spam.

UncategorizedJuly 6, 2004

Listserv Campaigning Heats Up

A flap over Der Führer shows how new technology is changing grassroots politicking…

UncategorizedJuly 2, 2004

Email in Court

A federal appeals court decision handed down on June 29 has the potential to change the way ISPs monitor email – but how many Americans will hear about it? And how many will u…

UncategorizedJune 3, 2004

SPIM, SPAM, SPUM

A lot has happened in the world of spam since we issued our major report in October, 2003

UncategorizedMarch 17, 2004

The CAN-SPAM Act has not helped most email users so far

The impact of the CAN-SPAM legislation is mixed, but not very encouraging so far. A new survey by the Pew Internet & American Life Project between February 3 and March 1, 2004 shows the following: 29% of email users say they have reduced their overal…

UncategorizedDecember 22, 2003

America’s Online Pursuits

This report analyzes the responses of more than 64,000 Americans to phone surveys in the past three years. It finds that 63% of U.S. adults now are online and many of them have built Internet use into their lives in practical ways.