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Topic # 151924 10-Sep-2014 06:45
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Most of the time I view my emails on an iPad via the Yahoo/Xtra website (not an app). I keep getting these 'sponsored' messages - spam ads - which really PMO. I have hunted trying to find a way to turn this 'feature' off but can't see a way to do it. These ads are unsolicited and do not have an unsubscribe link so maybe they are breaking the law.

Is there any way I can stop this crap? Thanks.

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  Reply # 1125556 10-Sep-2014 08:47
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You have agreed to advertising in the terms of use for the product. Not against the law.




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  Reply # 1125720 10-Sep-2014 12:59
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Yahoo/xtra email is an Australian based service.
NZ Laws do not apply .

Just note, they will also be trawling through your emails, looking for keywords so they can better deliver more appropriate ads
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  Reply # 1125722 10-Sep-2014 13:01
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Yeah, Sucks a bit..
Hence i use my own domain for emails through Outlook.com and i dont get any advertising material ETC.




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  Reply # 1125748 10-Sep-2014 13:27
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1101: Yahoo/xtra email is an Australian based service.
NZ Laws do not apply .

Just note, they will also be trawling through your emails, looking for keywords so they can better deliver more appropriate ads
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Although it is being resold via spark, which is a NZ company if using an xtra address. But if it is a yahoo address, then yes it probably is a US or australian service.

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  Reply # 1125774 10-Sep-2014 14:35
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Hi 
I dealt with this same problem for a customer. There is a setting in Webmail settings (somewhere) that turns off advertising based on your interests. Sorry, I don't have access to a Xtra account to find it for you but it is there. Google may be your friend. The setting wasn't all that easy to find until I found the right page on Google.

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