- Mailchimp categorizes Crypto with Gambling, Escorts, Hookers, etc.
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According to our source, Mailchimp doesn’t allow Crypto-related newsletters to be sent from its platforms. It compares Crypto-related newsletters to gambling, escorts, hookers, and swingers. People are commenting on this decision of Mailchimp that in an era where Biden is asking for legislation that will make the US the global leader in blockchain, Mailchimp won’t allow Crypto-related newsletters to be sent from its platforms.
Mailchimp wrote, “Some industries have higher-than-average abuse complaints, which can jeopardize deliverability. In order to maintain the reliability of our platform, we do not allow businesses that offer these types of services, products, or content.”
The content it was talking about is as follows:
- Escort services, mail-order bride/spouse finders, international marriage brokers, and other similar sites and services Hookup, swinger, or sexual encounter sites or services Pharmaceutical products
- Work-at-home scams, make money online, and lead generation opportunities • Gambling services or products
- Multi-level marketing • Affiliate marketing Credit repair and get out of debt opportunities
- List brokers or list rental services Selling “Likes” or followers for a social media platform
- Cryptocurrencies, virtual currencies, and any digital assets related to an Initial Coin Offering
A few days before this announcement, Mailchimp was hit by hackers. The hackers gained access to internal customer support and account management tools and then stole audience data and conducted phishing attacks. According to MailChimp, some of their employees fell for a social engineering attack and it led to the theft of their credentials.