Sunday, April 23, 2017

Don’t use email unsubscription services that sell your data – try this instead

A report from The New York Times on newly uncovered malpractice at Uber pointed to the company buying data about people’s Lyft ride usage through, a free service that helps you unsubscribe from email lists and newsletters. isn’t the only one; you’ll find others like Unsubscriber which are free, but may collect your data and transmit them to third parties. While such tools can come in handy for reducing clutter in your inbox, you may not be comfortable with companies scraping and selling data from your emails this way – or even granting the necessary access to your…

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