Articles tagged: email privacy

Can Someone See Encrypted Email?

Encrypted email cannot be sniffed, but chances are you aren’t using encrypted email. I’ll explain what I mean and what you might want to do.

How Do I Send Free Anonymous Email?

Sending anonymous email ranges from easy to complex, depending on the likelihood of someone going the extra mile to identify you.

Why Do Pictures in Email Sometimes Show as Attachments, and Sometimes in the Message?

Pictures in email don’t always display. The reasons are varied and confusing, but I’ll review the three most common causes of problems and what you need to do.

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.