Re: Interesting Info about Yahoo Groups
We all need to be alert when we are involved with folks like Yahoo.
They are not bad people, but they are out to make a byck!!
--- In TexasCzechs@y..., "Jeremy Ferguson" <ferguson@c...> wrote:
> I don't post on the list often but I do lurk quite a bit. I hadn't
> noticed this following information about Yahoo Groups pass through
> saw this on another yahoo group I am on. I just thought I would
> this on to the group:
> I don't know if Yahoo was planning to inform any of its lowly users
> directly or not, but why would you pay attention to an email from
> anyway? Email from me, on the other hand...
> can send you any damn thing they want in email, plus over the phone
> snail mail if you've provided that information!
> Unless you opt out in the next 60 days.
> If you hate spam as much as you should, follow the instructions
> (modified forward from someone) and change all those yes's to
> just did it, and I am greatly looking forward to not getting Yahoo
> on 30 different topics.
> users to receive certain e-mail notices about Yahoo products and
> recommend that you modify your options. It's highly sleazy, but we
> always knew that Yahoo had no honor.
> Without modification, Yahoo can send you email, USMail, and make
> telephone solicitations to you. You can opt-out of them, but there
> be a limited window of opportunity to do so. Yahoo users will be
> notice and a 60-day period for the opt-out, but might as well take
> of it now.
> If you want to opt out, go here and log-in:
> [You can also go to http://edit.my.yahoo.com, log in, and follow the
> directions below.]
> Then scroll up to the top right corner and click on "Account Info."
> You will be asked to provide your password again. After entering
> password, click "continue."
> You will be taken to your Account Information screen.
> Look under "Member Information" on your "Yahoo ID Card."
> mail addresses" is a link that says "Edit Your Marketing
> Click on it.
> Make sure to select "no" for every option you don't want notices on,
> including the two way down at the bottom for phone and snail mail
> notices. (Note that it will probably have "yes" pre-selected for
> options - just click "no" to change it.)
> Before you leave this screen, ALSO click on the option near the top
> right of the page that says "Edit Email Subscriptions."
Select "no" for
> every option you don't want to receive e-mail on. Then click "save
> changes" (top right).
> Select "continue" when it takes you to the next screen. That will
> you back to your "Edit Marketing Preferences" screen.
> Then click "save changes" and then click "continue."
> Lots of steps, but hopefully it'll keep a lot of Yahoo SPAM out of
> Here's the article about this:
> Jeremy Ferguson
> Waco, TX
> Researching: Hanus, Marak, Gajdosik, and many more.