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Tell HN: Square auto subscribes you to any merchant you visit unless you opt-out
30 points by numbers 15 days ago | hide | past | favorite | 2 comments
Here's the link to opt-out: https://profile.squareup.com/v2/marketingpreferences



I hate that I can't tell what kind of processor a merchant is using when I go to make a payment. I also hate how Square sends receipts for all my purchases to my wife's email, since we have the same card number. Great way to ruin a surprise gift!

Yes incredibly dark pattern. Kind of thing everyone who worked on should be ashamed of.




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