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Question

How to stop cnet email spam on my computer?

Aug 5, 2019 6:37PM PDT

What is the best way to stop unwanted email from your site?

I clicked unsubscribe from approx 10 of them but one doesn't have that option, it merely states to click Newsletter subscription center and/or "manage my subscriptions" which only gives me the option to subscribe to more, not unsubscribe from any and all, with the click of one button!.

I have a feeling they will continue for quite some time until my hand hurts.

Do I just not login to the email account that I set up for potential spammers for a year until the account closes itself, or is there an easier, ethical way to do this as witnessed on other sites?

Thanks in advance...365 and counting....

Post was last edited on August 5, 2019 6:46 PM PDT

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Answer
Hi 1novice!
Aug 6, 2019 11:16AM PDT

Let me help you here.

Can you tell me what kind of emails you are receiving from us that you would like to stop are they newsletters, forum alerts, comment alerts, etc?

Can you describe these emails from us?

I looked into your CNET account and it doesn't look like you are subscribed to any CNET Newsletters, so that can't be it.

Let me know so I can take care of this for you.

Cheers,
-Lee
CNET Community

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Here's the titles
Aug 6, 2019 2:11PM PDT

I joined Thursday July 26, 2019 and starting on July 28 in reverse chronological order:

Tech tips & tricks to get the most out of all your favorite gadgets

Why the Galaxy Fold delay is partly our fault

3 CNET videos to get you started

The best laptop of 2019 is...

Netflix: Everything streaming in August

iPad could learn 3 things from new Samsung tablet

We'd love to connect with you

New phones are too expensive for a lot of us

Back to school: Here's the tech you need

Is Wi-Fi 6 fast? We test it with 22 Marvel movies

Samsung Note 10 vs. Fold: Which to buy?

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ah OK, thank you for that information!
Aug 7, 2019 8:47AM PDT

Given the list a few of them are part of welcome series that will help familiarize yourself with CNET and all that we offer. And the others are the newsletters that you opted in for.

Regardless of what those are, are you still receiving any more CNET newsletters? I did check your CNET account and you are not subscribed to any newsletters anymore. Can you confirm that you are still receiving newsletters from us?

Let me know. Thank you.
-Lee

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Looks Good
Aug 8, 2019 8:20AM PDT

August 5th was the last one I got, so I'm ecstatic.

Thanks Lee.

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You are welcome, 1novice.
Aug 8, 2019 9:01AM PDT

If it ever comes back again, hit me up in this thread again and let me know. I'm subscribed to the thread so I will take note.

Cheers and have a great rest of your week!
-Lee

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Pornography
Jan 6, 2020 8:20PM PST

I’m get pornography fron a CNET user. How do I handle it

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how do you know
Jan 7, 2020 3:15AM PST

how do you know it was from a cnet member? imo, just move the email to the spam folder

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Hi Debramathieson,
Jan 7, 2020 9:52AM PST

Can you clarify what you mean by getting these pornography from a CNET user? How do you know it is from a CNET member?

Can you give me more details so I can look into this?

Thank you!
-Lee

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CNET Spam
Jan 14, 2020 12:13PM PST

Hi Lee. I've been receiving a barrage of cnet newsletter spam in the last week that I never subscribed to-including porn. I've tried to block, report and I've removed everything to spam, but it still keeps coming and a lot of it is tagged "urgent" and "high priority". Any suggestions?

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Hmmm porn from CNET newsletters?
Jan 14, 2020 12:30PM PST

If you don't mind I'm going to email you directly to get some examples from you. This doesn't sound like they are from us. Maybe someone is spoofing our email address?

I'll email you shortly. Thank you for reporting this!
-Lee

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mikjenna, just checking in.
Jan 16, 2020 11:12AM PST

Did you happen to get my email? Let me know. Thank you for your help!