Most common problems with emails, inbox overload op top of that physical mailbox disarray. Updater is a web service that aims to help people tackle two key challenges associated with snail mail – change of address and junk mail. Updater user can file an official Change of Address Form and simultaneously update businesses, schools, organizations and personal contacts with their new mailing address.
Updater simplifies the change of address process and gives you control over who can access and use your postal address. Rather than spending hours notifying your contacts, Updater can do it for you. It will send secure address change notifications, on your behalf, to the U.S. Postal Service® and any business, school, or other organization that you select.
For no-junk-mail front, Updater attempts to give users control over who can access their physical mailing address. With the Address Privacy option, users can can create their own do-not-mail lists to stop receiving mailings from specific direct marketers. With Updater, you can also create a customized spam filter for your paper mail. Just tell which mailers you want to block and it will send them “do not mail” requests on your behalf.
It comes with a $14.99 fee for its Address Privacy services, a price that may be difficult to stomach without any pre-purchase proof that it will deliver on its junk mail-eliminating promises.
Updater’s mission is to give you control over the communication and privacy settings for your postal address. By giving you control over who can access and use your postal address, it can streamline the change of address process, save you time, stop unwanted paper mail, reduce identity theft and help the environment.