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Some methods for countering email spam

The satirical cartoon of today, of Randy Glasbergen introduces us to the problem of SPAM, a true scourge of the Internet. In some recent statistics the percentage of spam on all emails sent each day reaches’82%, and it is not difficult to compile statistics on their personal email box. For example, the 21 April I received eight spam emails… and eight email good“. The methane.

The scourge of spam is also due to little control providers “too cheap“, or to laws of some countries too “libertine” that do not impose controls providers. But everything has a solution, indeed there are several. Some time ago I've had to include an email address in the clear between the pages of a site. Write the email address clearly equivalent to saying: “I'm here to receive SPAM”, so I have documented and the solutions are many. (more…)

Against spam: “10 minute mail”

Today we speak of a small but very useful service that I use for several years and which I use often: “10 minute mail“.

As the name “10 minute mail” is an email address to 10 minutes, valid ie the time to register in a site that we do not trust the way down and wait for address verification to certify that the registration email is actually our property. (more…)