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MyFax Sponsors Pro Bono Net’s Legal Programs
for Low-Income People

 

 

Ottawa (September 22, 2009) – MyFax, the world’s fastest-growing Internet fax service, today announced its sponsorship of Pro Bono Net, the nonprofit organization that offers online tools to legal aid and pro bono attorneys, and provides critical legal information and assistance directly to the public.

 

“For years, legal professionals have relied on MyFax to securely transmit sensitive documents, while enhancing mobility, productivity and efficiency,” said Joseph Nour, CEO of Protus, the provider of MyFax. MyFax is excited to support Pro Bono Net’s efforts.”

 

MyFax allows law professionals and their clients to send, receive, store or forward faxes securely without fax machines, dedicated fax/phone lines, long distance phone charges or fax modems. Subscribers can access their fax communications from anywhere, the same way they access their e-mail. Faxes can be received as PDF’s and users have unlimited storage of faxes online.

 

In addition to its flagship service, MyFax also offers a free service for users who need to send an occasional fax.  MyFax Free allows users to transmit two faxes per day of up to 10 pages without setting up an account or providing a credit card number.

 

“Too many people right now are facing serious problems -- foreclosure, eviction, denial of benefits, domestic violence – without being able to afford legal assistance,” said Mark O’Brien, Executive Director of Pro Bono Net.  “The commitment of MyFax and our other corporate sponsors helps us continue to empower those who serve to make a difference, and those in need, to improve their lives.”

 

 

About Pro Bono Net

Pro Bono Net is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing access to justice through innovative uses of technology and increased volunteer lawyer participation. Founded in 1998 with support from the Open Society Institute, Pro Bono Net has created a broad and powerful network of nonprofit legal organizations, courts and bar associations across the United States. Its platforms have been adopted in 30 states and regions, reaching approximately two-thirds of the poverty population and lawyers in the United States. For more information, please visit www.probono.net.

 

About MyFax

MyFax is the fastest-growing Internet fax service used by individuals, small, medium and large businesses to send and receive faxes using existing email accounts or the web. MyFax offers services in North America and Europe, including the United Kingdom, to industries recognized among the fastest-growing adopters of Internet fax including law, healthcare, finance, insurance, real estate and government. More than 15,000 new customers subscribe to MyFax each month. MyFax is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) business communications solution provided by Protus. Other offerings include my1voice, a feature-rich virtual phone service and Campaigner, an email marketing service enabling organizations to have highly personalized one-to-one email dialogues with their customers. Additional information is available at www.campaigner.com, www.my1voice.com or www.myfax.com.

 

 

For more information, please contact:
 

Pam Weisz, Pro Bono Net

212-760-2554 x485, pweisz@probono.net

Sue Rutherford, Protus

613-733-0000 x519 or srutherford@protus.com

 

Tracy Shryer, Tech Image

847-279-0022 x230 or tracy.shryer@techimage.com

 

 

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