Corbyn’s birthday plea

Corbyn's birthday plea
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Over the past few weeks, company emails have been flooding into inboxes asking the recipient to give consent to remain on mailing lists. Given the repetitious nature of the message, the emails have begun to all fade into one. So, today's GDPR email from the Labour party stuck out thanks to its originality. In a plea to Labour supporters, party staffers asked recipients to click the 'keep me updated' button on the basis that it's Jeremy Corbyn's birthday this weekend and 'the last thing he wants as a gift is to see our movement lose strength!':

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