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Firefox helps to hide your email address

There are many services that allow you to use temporary email addresses to keep your private identity. One way to hide your real email is to use email aliases that forward to your real inbox. Mozilla company, which has a strong focus on privacy on the Internet, recently introduced own solution called Firefox Relay. For the moment, this service allows you to create up to five email aliases. Attachments and emails no more than 150 KB are currently supported and will be forwarded to your real email address. To get started, you need to install the Firefox browser and get a Firefox account. Email aliases can be created using a browser plugin. You can manage and create aliases on your profile web page as well. Once generated alias can be applied in any web browser or service. Trying to comply with security requirements, this service blocks spam and malware.Although Firefox Relay is currently in beta stage, it can already be used properly. New features are planned. For example, the ability t…

Emergency email alert system for a team

There are many useful features in free email services that allow finding new use cases for electronic mail. In this tutorial we will review the process of creating the simple notification system in emergency situations using Outlook.live.com (Hotmail.com). For this purpose we need two functions that are available in email service: delayed delivery of message and rules for processing incoming messages. Similar functions exist in other email services, such as iCloud, Gmail, Yandex.mail and GMX.
The main idea of our system is to create and disable delayed email messages. If delayed sending will not disable by the user, emergency alert email will be sent at the specified time. In other words, if user cannot or does not want to switch off delayed sending, it means the occurrence of a certain event.
How to enable delayed email sending:


All delayed messages are placed in the Drafts folder in Outlook. You can disable sending of these emails there.
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