pp. Flooding the market with a company's computer disks in an effort to get as many people as possible to install the software or subscribe to the service.
AOL disk spamming is still a thing?
About a year ago, AOL stopped disk spamming because their computer system couldn't keep up with the millions of bandwidth-hogging new users they were signing up. But now that they've beefed up their system, they're ready to bombard us with diskettes again.
AOL marketers are planning to spend $ 127 million to promote 4.0 for the quarter ending Dec. 31. They claim to have developed a more efficient method of targeting potential customers, instead of "disk spamming" the population.