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> They told you it was for transactional email. I'm not sure how you concluded that meant "bulk mail" was okay.

It's explicitly stated to be OK in their own FAQ:

https://mandrill.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/206251597-Wha...

> you can send any legal, non-spam email through Mandrill, too

and on http://mandrill.com/about/

> Use Mandrill to send automated one-to-one email like password resets and welcome messages, as well as marketing emails and customized newsletters.




It must have changed from when I first signed up. The original ToS, etc. didn't state that.

It also doesn't appear to state that presently.

For instance:

https://mandrill.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/206251597-Wha...

> Mandrill is an email infrastructure service designed to help applications or websites that need to send transactional email like password resets, order confirmations, and welcome messages.

> Any bulk email should be sent through MailChimp, rather than Mandrill.


Yes, they changed it after it was tweeted at them.

https://twitter.com/mandrillapp/status/704770382750941184




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