Email is an essential tool in the daily lives of millions of people, but that task can get a little complicated when you have to be dodging tons of spam.
When that happens, we have two options, either delete that spam mail, or we can also do something else: fight back. This is what ‘You’ve Got Spam‘, a free extension for Google Chrome, proposes.
This tool has been developed by MSCHF and, with a single click, you can subscribe the sender’s email address to hundreds of junk subscriptions, making him try his own medicine.
Obviously, this means that it can be used in a malicious or unethical way, since any email we receive can be the object of this automated spam campaign.
If we have activated it, we will see that (near the mark as unread or postpone buttons) a purple icon in the shape of an evil emoji will appear. If we click on it, the following message will appear:
It’s that easy. Daniel Greenberg, the creator of this extension, says that “the days of cheap viagra pills and the profits of Nigerian princes are over.
Perhaps it is a good tool to try going to the folder of “Spam” of our Gmail, and it is in the conscience of each one at the time of using it with individual accounts or enterprise mails that carry out bad practices.