Microsoft Sends E-mail To Make Sure You Don’t Want E-mail From Microsoft

You don’t get it, Microsoft. Your customers tried to be nice about it: they don’t want to get e-mail from you. They unsubscribed from all of your news and webcast announcements. They don’t want to hear about your product trials. They don’t want to get e-mail from you. So what did you do? You e-mailed them to find out whether they’ve maybe changed their minds.

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Readers who work in the information technology biz and recently quit mailing lists from Microsoft report receiving this message. It’s not even a hint, Microsoft: these people specifically said that they no longer want to receive messages from you.

We sent a message to Microsoft asking what they might have been thinking here, but don’t expect a response.