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HometechReader question: Is it safe to hit the ‘unsubscribe’ button on spam?

Reader question: Is it safe to hit the ‘unsubscribe’ button on spam?

I received email from a reader asking if hitting the “unsubscribe” button in her inbox is smart. Like many things in tech, it depends. In some cases, reacting to spammers might make your email a hot commodity, leading to more unwanted emails or even a spot on a “for sale” list.

Here’s the lowdown on how to stop getting emails you don’t want — without opening yourself up to more junk.

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