While surfing the net, there are a number of times that you don’t want to give out your real email address. For example, you come across a site that says you must enter an email address to view the content of a help article. Why do they need your email address?
Now, there is an easy solution: Disposable email addresses!
Just enter any address at mailinator.com, then go to their site, type in the address, and presto, your mail awaits.
- Make it unique: Of course the catch is that none of the email is password protected. So you may want to choose a unique name that someone will not guess. Don’t choose email@example.com. Instead, choose firstname.lastname@example.org. That way,
- Don’t use for private information: Someone could view the email besides you, so don’t use it for private information.
- Delete the message: It works when camping. Leave the site as you found it! You can delete the messages. So if you really want to hide your trail, just delete it.