Thursday, February 05, 2009

FanBridge, stop spamming the crap out of me

Every day I get about 3 or 4 pieces of spam from FanBridge, the email delivery service for bands.

Normally email delivery services like Constant Contact, iContact etc make sure that you opt in to the list before they deliver email from their customers to you. They provide the valuable service of mail deliverability by ensuring that users want to receive these emails.

FanBridge claims on on it's website that users must opt in to receive messages, but this is a bold faced lie. So FanBridge, how about it? Will you stop spamming the crap out of everybody?


Anonymous said...

This is Mark from FanBridge. I apologize for this and we do certainly unsubscribe people when you click the unsubscribe link. We also have a global unsubscribe list. If you can please email us (at any of the contacts found on we will add you to that list and you will never be emailed from our system again.

Thank you,

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ax11 said...

Soundbridge have been spamming me for some time, too. So until now, 2015 they have not changed for any better. The address up there, btw, does not contail any kind of opt-out, just worthless "policies". Also the "unsubscribe" link provided in their junkmails leads to a 404-page. The only way to get rid of them for me was to blacklist their MX - after razoring their mails and sending a request according to German data-protection law to their supposed "partners" who obviously gave them my data (I had created an extra one-time mailbox before I subscribed there which promptly got spammed the next day).
So fanbridge are definitely spammers (I never ever opted in directly or indirectly for their junkmail service and I use to be very careful in these things) and what ever "Mark" is telling, does not reflect the actual situation.