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I get hundreds of emails every day and most of them are SPAM.  Lately I’ve been getting a lot of spam for home improvements such as window replacements.  So I recently started to opt out of marketing lists.

Under the advertisement in the SPAM with the subject “Find Licensed and Certified Window Installation Pros In Your Area” they state:

This is a commercial message and may be recurring.

Done Right! A service of LendingTree, LLC. LendingTree, LLC is known as LT Technologies in Lieu of true name LendingTree, LLC in New York.
For a current list of applicable state licensing & disclosures, see the LendingTree website or call for details – NMLS #1136.
Done Right! – 11115 Rushmore Drive, Charlotte, NC 28277
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I clicked to unsubscribe and unlike “good” mailing lists, they don’t automatically insert the spammed e-mail address:

Unsubscribe from Done Right!

We hate to see you leave! You’ll miss out on information and special offers from local home improvement professionals. Done Right! is providing you a trusted, free, and easy way to find home improvement professionals in your area.
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I hate Lending Tree with a passion because just like, they primarily get mortgage leads through false promises and misrepresentations.

I looked up Lending Tree to find their phone number:

LendingTree, LLC is a Marketing Lead Generator and is a Duly Licensed Mortgage Broker, as required by law, with its main office located at 11115 Rushmore Dr., Charlotte, NC 28277, Telephone Number 866-501-2397. NMLS Unique Identifier #1136. LendingTree, LLC is known as LT Technologies in lieu of true name LendingTree, LLC in NY. LendingTree technology and processes are patented under U.S. Patent Nos. 6,385,594 and 6,611,816 and licensed under U.S. Patent Nos. 5,995,947 and 5,758,328. © 2014 LendingTree, LLC. All Rights Reserved. This site is directed at, and made available to, persons in the continental U.S., Alaska and Hawaii only.
They patented how to SPAM people?

I called Lending Tree at 866-501-2397 and the only options were to refinance, etc.  I was transferred to Adam and he was rather polite and helpful.  I questioned why I was getting their SPAM as I definitely never opted in with this email address and he explained that they get email addresses from other sources and he thinks it’s perfectly legal to spam me until I opt out.

When I mentioned “Done Right” Adam was able to determine where the spam came from.

I provided Adam with my non profit as well as trado and bayhouse email addresses and hopefully I’ll never get their spam again.

Maybe now I can get some real work done.