# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
The term given to the illegal activity of individuals or organisations sending out hundreds, if not thousands of emails and messages to mass email recipients advertising a product or service. This activity is usually performed by 'robots' (software) and consume lots of server processing power, drain server resources and generally slow down overall performance for other innocent, law abiding customers.