This one is funny...
Linked from http://news.com.com/8301-13577_3-9763146-36.html
Video blog personality Bill Cammack added that "FakinBacn" would refer to e-mail that's really spam but attempts to gussy itself up in the guise of bacn.Read Full Story
“I think it’s quite clever. It’s a very useful distinction,” said Will Schwalbe, a co-author of the recent “Send: The Essential Guide to Email for Office and Home.” “But there’s a phrase we use in the book which is also a useful distinction, which is ‘personal spam.’ There is spam, there is bacn, then there is a further level: a friend’s vacation photographs or [his] child’s rock concert, any number of things that are of no interest to you but come from someone you know and like.”---Linked...Read Full Story
"Bacn" is any email that isn't spam, but isn't exactly a personal message either. Email subscriptions or electronic banking statements or email digests are all "bacn".