Spammed me with an email that read in part:
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Here's an article on NewbBay: How it works for readers, and why it's their best choice since the dawn of content publishing.
The bottom of the email includes the usual "manage your subscription" links, plus a "why did I receive this email" link. Clicking that gets me the information that:
About writers society
You were subscribed to this list because: Thank you for having shown interests in writing / publishing, NewbBay is the most innovative self-publishing platform everyone has been talking about!
Right. I've never heard of this outfit before, under either name, but I was subscribed to their marketing list without my input because I've shown interests in writing/publishing. Obviously the ideal place to publish my novel.