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TL;DR: Why we use this service
✅ This product is resistant to phishing attempts made on you: AnonAddy does this by supporting multi-factor authentication (Glossary: MFA) for login to the web app (Glossary: web app), using TOTP (Glossary: TOTP). Make sure to set up MFA, here's a guide!
✅ Climate-positive: The primary email server is powered by 100% renewable wind energy. (Source: 1)
✅ A localized issue is unlikely to take down the whole service: The service is made more resilient by have the primary and secondary email servers geographically separate,. (Source: 1)
✅ Supports email domain protection mechanisms recommended by the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security. (Source: 2)
Extra ways we get value from this service
- When we use new products which we don't trust yet, we use AnonAddy to create an email address alias on a custom domain and use that address to create an account. That way, if the product compromises our email, we can just shut down the alias and move on.
How to get support
To resolve issues using AnonAddy, follow these steps.
- Check in Frequently Answered Questions: Use the Questions feature on https://anonaddy.com/faq. The FAQ is likely to have what you want, but it's also fairly long to skim. If you don't see what you're looking for in the table of contents, use CTRL-F in your browser to search for keywords related to what you want to find.
- If you find it necessary to email, contact Will, AnonAddy's maker: [email protected]. They take the time to help, so please make an effort to not waste their time by checking the FAQ first (see above).