Free WiFi? Just give me your email address
Sep26

Free WiFi? Just give me your email address

Have you ever gone to dinner and thought, “I’ll just jump on the free WiFi while I’m here so the kids can stream YouTube videos and maybe we will have a nice quiet dinner?” Only to then be confronted with a splash page asking for your email address or a social network login. I’ve seen these same services in grocery stores, hotels, and malls just waiting for the siren of free wifi to suck up your contact details.  Don’t get me wrong I...

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Email Authentication and Canadian Elections
Jul18

Email Authentication and Canadian Elections

There seems to be an endless supply of data around the US political space and the various individuals running for leadership positions and how they are managing their online authentication. By all reports most of the current candidates seem to be doing a poor job in the US. However being Canadian, and also in an election year, I wanted to see how things were running a little closer to home. The thought of running these tests was...

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Q & A: My ESP doesn’t allow me to import my Linkedin contacts. Why?
Jan08

Q & A: My ESP doesn’t allow me to import my Linkedin contacts. Why?

Q: CASL and Linkedin? Dear EmailKarma, It seems my ESP does not recognize LinkedIn contact email addresses as explicit opt-in. I’m referring to actually sending an email and not sending an IM through InMail. I read many articles online and most people seem unclear about this topic. Do you have any information or guidance on this by any chance? Thanks, We’re Connected A: Hello, We’re Connected, I would agree with your ESP’s restriction...

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