Saturday, September 12, 2009 - Disposable email addresses Firefox Add-on

You have to love any app with the word "trash" in the name. This add-on for Firefox produces email addressed meant to be used once and then trashed, hence the nifty moniker. When would you need it? Many websites and forums require an email address to be entered on a form in order to register, but giving out your real email address like an old lady scattering breadcrumbs to pigeons in the park can bite you on the behind later on in the form of an avalanche of spam. From the website:

"Create free disposable email addresses and paste them directly in forms. This helps to protect you from spam mails and could be useful when subscribing to forums or newsletters..."


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