Talk:Disposable email address

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Sentence needs editing[edit]

In the third paragraph of the "Uses" section, the following sentence is a mess:

If a database manages the DEA, You can sending email anonymously to someone by using temporary emails[2] but you have’t want to share your personal details with anyone it can also quickly identify the expected sender of each message by retrieving the associated contact name of each unique DEA.

I can kind of grasp what it wants to say, but I'd rather leave the task of fixing it to someone else, as I'm pretty new here. Like, created my account 10 minutes ago new. Just for this.

Pawprintjj (talk) 02:28, 11 January 2017 (UTC)

Quality of writing[edit]

Was this article written by a middle schooler? It is terrible and vaguely informative. Recommend to delete. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 206.77.155.28 (talk) 17:29, 14 July 2017 (UTC)

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Unsupported terminology[edit]

This article covers both email addresses used for relay to (1) avoid spam (by simply deleting the whole email address if it gets spammed), (2) improve email categorization (by sub-addressing) and (3) improve privacy (by avoiding linking of two accounts on two services belonging to the same person) and (4) addresses used to circumvent anti-spam techniques (described as "restrictions by site administrators). I believe these are all widely different use cases that should not be put in the same article.

Also, the terminology "Disposable email addressing, also known as DEA or dark mail" in the header is not cited at all and I have some doubts about its widespread use. I believe terms like "temporary email" and "relay email" or are much more common.

Anton.bersh (talk) 21:40, 15 June 2019 (UTC)

PS: We can measure the popularity of a term by the number of results returned by Google Search. I just Googled "Disposable email" -- 162M results, and "temporary email" -- 552M results, 3.7 times more. Anton.bersh (talk) 21:47, 15 June 2019 (UTC)