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PUBLISHED : Sunday, 15 June, 2008, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 15 June, 2008, 12:00am

Spam - whether electronic or in paper form - continues to flood our mailboxes, causing major annoyance and a possible security risk. Who would have thought the issue would inspire 10 video comedies? At www.proquo.com/videocontest, entries to an online competition encourage consumers to take control of their personal data and stop unwanted junk mail.

Have a look at 'Medieval Junk Mail' (above) - bookworm is struck by an arrow with an attached scroll for a pre-approved loan - and 'ID Theft', in which a woman takes up with a new and improved version of her husband.

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