I just received an email from the Rakuten Affiliate Network* telling me that:

1. There is now a Rakuten Rewards MasterCard Program, and

2. I am a member of this program a) that I was not aware existed (or that the Rakuten Msstercard existed), and b) to which I did not apply.

Ok, I guess

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*As in all of their communications nowadays, no mention is make of the former name Linkshare, though they still have not removed it from the interface.