Spam: Verkada Sends 10,000+ Unsolicited Emails to 23 School Districts
An IPVM investigation reveals Verkada has sent more than 10,000 unsolicited commercial emails to 23 US school districts, regularly ignoring senior officials' requests to stop, while emailing dozens unrelated to security such as second grade and Life Skills teachers, assistants, elementary school principals, a nutrition specialist, and others.
This massive spam email operation raises ethical and legal concerns about the tactics the aggressive Silicon Valley tech startup has taken, shedding further light on Verkada practices that various school end users have complained strongly about (see "Arrogant, Rude, and Relentless" - Verkada Sales Targeting End Users).
Inside this report, we examine the breadth and depth of Verkada's junk email marketing campaign to these school districts. In the coming weeks, IPVM will publish further articles based on this database. Verkada declined to comment for this report.