I dare you to toss your flyers on lawns and driveways in Suffolk County, NY. Emphasis added.
§ 270-3. Prohibition; exceptions.
It shall be unlawful for any person to throw, cast, drop or distribute or permit to be thrown, cast, dropped or distributed, any advertising matter, wrapped in plastic, in or upon any front yard, courtyard, lawn or driveway of any residential dwelling in Suffolk County or upon any street in Suffolk County. This prohibition shall not be construed to regulate the delivery of such matter by the United States Postal Service or the distribution of newspapers or other noncommercial matter. Further, nothing contained herein shall be deemed to prohibit the distribution of advertising matter by hand delivery or by affixing or placing the advertising matter on or in close proximity to a residential dwelling in a manner that will prevent the matter from being scattered or dismantled.
§ 270-4. Penalties for offenses.
Any person found to be in violation of this article shall be guilty of a violation and shall be subject to a fine not to exceed $500 or imprisonment of 15 days, or both, for each offense.
Many areas have similar regulations. Lets see....1,000 flyers times $500 each...got a 1/2 mil laying around to pay the fine? How's 41 years in jail sound?