“Please confirm that you no longer wish to receive valuable money saving coupons and time saving promotions from our sponsor…”This was the message I received recently as I sought to unsubscribe to a retailer which had been sending inordinate amounts of email advertisements to my inbox every day. At the end of the school year I had over 3,000 messages piled up from all sorts of good, but unnecessary, places.
I spent an entire afternoon sorting and deleting, unsubscribing and filtering my email. It was a major task to not only clean it up, but also to change the rules so I can avoid this in the future.
Yet this message made me sound crazy to want to draw this small boundary to uncomplicate my life.