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No, You Can’t Have My Email Address

Surviving the age of the mailing list

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Since stores re-opened, I’ve been trying to shop locally where I can. But I’m noticing a disturbing trend. At least half the places I’ve frequented have asked me to provide my email address at the cash register.

“That way, you won’t miss our great deals for members,” says one cashier. I’m not a member.

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Ellen Eastwood

Ellen Eastwood

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