Articles tagged: email privacy

Is There an Email Service that Doesn’t Require a Phone Number? My Recommended Approach, and Alternatives

There are legitimate reasons for not wanting to give your phone number to an email service. Let’s look at alternatives.

How Do I Find Out Who Owns an Email Address? The Reasons It’s Hard, and the Steps to Take

Finding out who owns an email address is difficult at best. There’s little you can do on your own, but if you’re being harassed, law enforcement may help.

Emails Opened? Is There a Reliable Way to Tell?

It’s very common to want confirmation that an email has been opened, delivered, or read. In the age of spam, it’s simply not possible with any accuracy.

How Does Blocking Pictures in an Email Protect My Privacy?

Email programs commonly block remote images. I’ll look at why, and how spammers and others use remote images for good and evil.