Is it possible to email a PDF attachment to a fax machine?

Question: I have a PDF document on my computer. Can I email it so that it is answered by a fax machine? (from a corporate user in the health industry in the United States)

Answer:

The quick answer is, no, there is no way to directly email a PDF attachment from a “regular” email address to a “regular” fax machine. They’re two different networks that cannot communicate with each other.

However, Continue reading “Is it possible to email a PDF attachment to a fax machine?”

Seventh Circuit rules on junk fax case about 3rd party senders

In a case on junk faxes, the seventh circuit court recently ruled that a company that hired a company to send faxes on their behalf was not liable for violating junk fax rules for a mass fax broadcast larger than they ordered.

The client ordered Continue reading “Seventh Circuit rules on junk fax case about 3rd party senders”

St. Louis judge asked to approve $1.6 million ‘junk fax’ class action settlement

 

A dental practice that led a class action lawsuit after receiving a slew of junk and spam faxes from a dental supplier has filed to settle the lawsuit for $1.6 million.

Claimants without a business relationship to the dental supplier and who did not approve of receiving the faxes will receive $180 per fax, far lower than Continue reading “St. Louis judge asked to approve $1.6 million ‘junk fax’ class action settlement”

National Law Review reporting that the FCC’s clarification of “solicited” fax rules already under siege

A few after the FCC released a “clarification” order of opt-out notices being required on advertising faxes even for pre-existing business relationships, the National Law Review is reporting that “Three petitioners have already filed petitions for review appealing the FCC’s order and specifically questioned the FCC’s authority to Continue reading “National Law Review reporting that the FCC’s clarification of “solicited” fax rules already under siege”

Check your Preprogrammed Area Code 919 (North Carolina – Durham and Surrounding Areas)

Eastern Wake News is reporting that 2 years after the introduction to 10 digit dialing, there still about 100 dispatches by 911 operators from hang-up calls.

Calling 911 and hanging up often results in an officer being dispatched to the phone number’s listed address.

While many calls have been attributed to people dialing the 919 area code and accidentally hitting the “1” twice, there are apparently a large number of Continue reading “Check your Preprogrammed Area Code 919 (North Carolina – Durham and Surrounding Areas)”

Philadelphia Lawmakers Offering Plan to Let Citizens Contest Parking Tickets by Fax

With a new effort to help citizens avoid the trip to the courthouse, Philadelphia is now letting their citizens contest parking tickets through the internet, email, fax, or regular mail.Parking Ticket by Fax

Considered a good move by Continue reading “Philadelphia Lawmakers Offering Plan to Let Citizens Contest Parking Tickets by Fax”

Confidential Health Records Accidentally Sent to Lely, Florida Couple

As quoted from WINK News in Napels, Florida, Deborah Foley and Paul Lietz got a new phone line, and with it a number that was frequently misquoted by the David Lawrence Health Centre in Naples.Florida Map

At first they contacted the health center and Continue reading “Confidential Health Records Accidentally Sent to Lely, Florida Couple”

Check the Caller ID First – Fax Number and Time Stamp Gives up Campaign Treasurer Doing Political Work on State Resources and Time

The great state if Illinois has an ethics policy that employees “shall not intentionally perform any prohibited political activity during any compensated time. State employees shall not intentionally misappropriate any state property or resources by engaging in prohibited political activity for the benefit of any campaign for elective office or any political organizationelection ballot

That line appeared to have been potentially crossed when Continue reading “Check the Caller ID First – Fax Number and Time Stamp Gives up Campaign Treasurer Doing Political Work on State Resources and Time”