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by ca-gle / December 14, 2005 11:49 PM PST


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look under your profile to see
by TONI H / December 15, 2005 12:39 AM PST

what newsletters or email alerts you may have unknowingly signed up for and cancel them...if they are actually coming from CNET, that's where they would be located. Those mails also will have an 'unsubscribe' link pointing directly to CNET if they came from us.

There are many sites where when you register you need to look carefully as you register for unchecking areas that give your permission to give your email address to sponsors or advertisers, etc. and you can uncheck those boxes and effectively 'opt out' of receiving those solicitations.

When you get an email, and hover your mouse over the unsubscribe link, you will see the path to the URL that it's actually going to go to. If it's CNET, it will be safe to do that....if it's anybody else, including your bank, DO NOT click on the link within the email because many times they are spoofed links that give you the appearance that they are going to your bank or credit card company when they are actually username and password stealer sites that now get all your log on information and can access those accounts. Go to the addressbar instead and manually type in the url for your bank or credit card company or use your Favorites link if you saved one and go that route instead of clicking that email link.


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Too many emails
by HollyJan24 / February 14, 2013 11:00 AM PST

I did not sign up for any newsletters. I am receiving emails from " They are "CNET Member Announcements. I clicked on Unsubscribe and received an email that says, "Thank you for unsubscribing. It's important to us that you only receive the newsletters you want." I don't want any!
I turned the Visual Editor ON. I could not add the "Angry" Smiley Face I wanted.

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I just checked your CNET subscriptions and you are...
by Lee Koo (ADMIN) CNET staff/forum admin / February 15, 2013 9:09 AM PST
In reply to: Too many emails

no longer subscribed to any CNET Newsletters.

You can easily manager your CNET Newsletter directly from your CNET profile. Here is the direct link to that page in case you change your mind:


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I am not signed up for anything!
by HollyJan24 / February 15, 2013 12:22 AM PST

When I hover my mouse of Unsubscribe I see, "". That would make me believe the source is CNET.

I read your directions again. I was spoofed.

I hovered over the Unsubscribe below where there a line that says, "Too many newsletters?". I hovered over that and saw, "". Are my junk emails a
ll from the same source?
(FYI:The smileys still don't work.)
Thanks for the help!

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by Lee Koo (ADMIN) CNET staff/forum admin / February 15, 2013 9:39 AM PST

is definitely CNET's, so that is legit to unsubscribe from the CNET newsletter. As for the other one you are referring to I'm not too what you mean by "are my junk emails all from same source?"

Please expand on your explanation

Confused Smileys work for me. Turn on visual editor and select a smiley and click on it to use it.


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