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How to encrypt the email address in the Unsubscribe link

A link to manage subscription status is included at the bottom of each mailing list email. Please note that the List Name and subscriber's email address is clearly visible. See the example below:

To make changes to your subscription, click the link below.

https://member.mail-list.com/u?ln=youremailgroup&nm=joe@gmail.com

Problem

There have been a few occasions where subscribers were removed from a mailing list in retaliation for posting a controversial message.

Turn on the Encrypt Email Address in the Unsubscribe Link option. This will solve that problem.

The link will then look similar to the example below:

To make changes to your subscription, click here.

https://member.mail-list.com/u?ln=youremailgroup&nm=wlKzIo0n3xpKpAl3e2D924ulzwAt4bFt1Ec7DCHFqds=

Use the Web Interface to Change Settings

Log into your mail-list account at https://database.mail-list.com.

  • Click Customize Your List
  • Click Unsubscribe Settings.
  • Click Encrypt Email Address in the Unsubscribe Link.

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