Tag Archives: U.S. Postal Service

Limitations on the U.S. Postal Service “Prohibitory Order” for junk-mail prevention

If you’re anti-junk-mail (the paper stuff, not email spam) like I am, then you may have seen people recommend using a a U.S. Postal Service Prohibitory Order to stop junk mail from a particular sender when nothing else works. In a nutshell, you fill out a form telling the Postal Service that you consider the… Read More »

Semaphore Corporation continues to canonicalize addresses wrong and refuses to admit it

Long-time followers of my advocacy may recall my story from years ago of attempting to get the Social Security Administration (SSA) to deal with the fact that they sent several of my kids’ social security cards to the wrong address because the software they were using to canonicalize mailing addresses was buggy. Some sleuthing on… Read More »