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Political Spam is Out of Control

Now Gmail is about to make it worse

Brace for a potential midterm meltdown in your inbox.

Emails from certain federal candidates, parties and political action committees will soon be allowed to bypass the spam filters on Gmail and go straight into your inbox. To banish them, you’ll need to click a new unsubscribe button on each and every sender. (I’ll show you how in the video below.)

Google says it is a pilot program — so far, not being used by any other email providers — to surface campaign emails that some people might want to see. But this plan is outrageously hostile to the majority of us, who could be forced to dig through a lot more political spam. Who even asked for this? Why, politicians, of course.

Please select this link to read the complete article from The Washington Post.

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