I decided to clean out the trash in my google mail, and came across a huge number of emails written in Russian (or at least in the Cyrillic alphabet). I didn't put them in the trash, so my Mac must have automatically sent them to the trash for me, and none of them had been opened. I clicked on "Report as Spam", and got a message back asking if I wanted to report the mail as spam and quit the google group. Well I have never subscribed to a single Google group, much less one in Russian, so I clicked on that option. I immediately got a return email, written in Russian, and obviously instructing me to click on a link to complete the cancellation. At least that is what it looked like to me and is the usual procedure when quitting a group or mailing list.
I am not clicking on any link that I can't even understand, so I tried to notify Google. That would be like me trying to notify the Pope that his tiara is a bit crooked - I don't imagine he is taking emails either. So how to I get Pope Google (or King Google as it may be) to hear my complaint? There doesn't seem to be any way to contact them unless you are reporting a bug.
Has anyone else been plagued with emails in another language? My only guess is that I've received emails in the past from folks whose accounts were compromised. I didn't ever have a problem myself because I normally don't click on links in mail that has no message but only a link. When I received the first couple of them, however, and trusting the sender, I did open them. That was a couple of years ago and to my knowledge I've never had my own account compromised in that manner.
Google is becoming more annoying to me every day, especially when it comes to Blogger. I read lots of blogs every day, and when a blog refers to a photo it's a 9 out of 10 chance it doesn't show up on my screen. Just the text, but no photo. I have always thought it might be a Mac problem but I now think I'm being too generous to Blogger. I have been told that Blogger is not a part of Google, but it's hard to believe since they are so much alike.
Am I the only person to have these problems?
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