According to this article on MSNBC, the FCC has loosened rules on sending junk faxes. Basically, if you give someone your fax number, that constititutes a “business relationship,” and they can fax you any offer they want. Here’s the kicker: if you have your fax number on your website, business cards, or brochures, that also constititutes public display and people use those items to gather fax numbers unless you specifically indicate that you do not accept unsolicited faxes.
I guess it’s time for all of us to update our websites!
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