I'm in China and I occasionally get spam SMS messages. Most of them ends in a sentence that says this or something else alike.

Reply T to unsubscribe.

(T is the leading letter in Chinese word "unsubscribe")

According to other answers and questions about spam emails on this site, it's better to ignore them (and optionally reply T to those identified, trusted message sources like my ISP).

Is it really safer to ignore and mark as spam/junk, or reply something hoping I'll get unsubscribed from 'em?

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    Have a look at this: security.stackexchange.com/questions/152854/…
    – toom
    Apr 19, 2018 at 6:54
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    Short answer : don't. Long answer : check above comments links.
    – mootmoot
    Apr 19, 2018 at 9:31
  • "Safer" to ignore? Yes. "More convenient if I get unsubscribed?" That's not about safety anymore.
    – schroeder
    Apr 26, 2018 at 19:32


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