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Hundreds of undesirable and inappropriate emails purporting to come from OSM Help (help@noreply.openstreetmap.org)have arrived in my email inbox since yesterday among legitimate emails. The posts are not present when I log in to the forum, however. I wonder what is happening and what steps I should take to overcome this issue. Can I unsubscribe from receiving emails for a while?

asked 16 Dec '14, 09:08

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closed 16 Dec '14, 09:53

Thanks, Frederik.

(16 Dec '14, 09:52) silver mapper

The question has been closed for the following reason "The question is answered, right answer was accepted" by silver mapper 16 Dec '14, 09:53


Yes, there's been a spam problem on the help site. The spam messages have been removed but since emails are sent immediately, we can't do anything about that (you probably wouldn't approve of us deleting messages from your inbox even if we could ;)

In the footer of any of these notification emails, there's a link that says "P.S. You can always fine-tune which notifications you receive here." -- Click on that and you can unsubscribe from the new question notification.

permanent link

answered 16 Dec '14, 09:34

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