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The other day I came across a great blog post that explained how the author setup a domain name with “catch-all” or “wildcard” email forwarding which enabled him to track which of his online vendors were selling his email address or otherwise spamming him.
This is called using “canary email addresses”, I’ve been doing it for a long time with my own personal email domain.
How Canary Email Addressing Works
You would grab a domain name separate from what you use for your main personal, work, hobby email and websites. It can be anything and it doesn’t have to be pretty because humans will rarely even see it. Read more »