Warning - Click On An Ad In An SSN Email, Your Entire Contact Info Sent To Advertiser

Did you know that?

Those trade magazine emails you get? When you click on an ad, not only does it record that you did it, it triggers your complete contact information, including email, name, company and job title to be sent to the advertiser. More than you were likely expecting for?

Indeed, SSN promotes this as lead generation:

I am quite sure SSN is not alone. Multiple manufacturers have told me that this occurs with other trade magazines, though this is the first time I found confirmation directly from the magazine itself.

This is not something that any mainstream website, like Google, Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn does.

But the next time you cannot figure out why your are being emailed by some random manufacturer, now you know.

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