Why the hell are you giving my email address to other companies???

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  1. j21a2t89

    j21a2t89 Lurking Noob

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    I think the thread title covers it quite well.
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    Gerg The Destroyer

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    $$$$
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    Bingo.
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  4. j21a2t89

    j21a2t89 Lurking Noob

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    I don't know about sold but I was getting antigravity battery emails with sponsor links to advrider.
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    ozmoses persona non grata

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    Interesting; I wonder if many users are experiencing the same.

    Has forum mgmt responded to your query?
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  6. j21a2t89

    j21a2t89 Lurking Noob

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    Nothing. So far the unsubscribe button seems to have worked but it's still on a database somewhere.
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  7. Andrew

    Andrew Optimus Primer Administrator Super Moderator

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    Can @Rudy clarify on inmate emails going out to advertisers?
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  8. Rudy

    Rudy Learnin' Administrator Supporter

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    we aren't, never will. (giving customer email info to someone)

    We tested out a sponsored message to our list but we sent it using our software, we built the email everything. It's from us in the @ email and if you unsubscribe from the list it will remove you from our list. No advertisers are ever given anyone's info ever.
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  9. Rudy

    Rudy Learnin' Administrator Supporter

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    howdy... i'll keep this one short and simple. We did not. The email is from us, it's clearly marked as such.

    To answer your questions :)

    You are saying advrider sold our email addresses?? We did NOT. Never ever would.
    How do you know this occurred ? It didn't.
    Are you certain? The email was from us.

    Relevant but sponsored ads aren't for everyone, anyone who would prefer not to see those types of emails (we don't send very often) then just unsubscribe and they won't ever get it again.
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    Rudy Learnin' Administrator Supporter

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    at the bottom of the email is the usual language with information about why it was sent and also the option to opt out.

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  11. Andrew

    Andrew Optimus Primer Administrator Super Moderator

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    Oh yeah, that battery e-mail. Saw it, deleted it.

    Thanks for clearing it up.
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