The email + label solution in GMail ( might be wrong

You might know of this solution: in GMail, you can write your email: (for example) in the following ways:


… And so on, pretty much any combination of dots and labels.

You might be tempted to use for each web site you register with.

The trouble is, the +label solution is pretty much a known fact, and if someone sells a database of emails, including yours, the entity who buys the database with your email in it might automatically remove all the dots and +labels from GMail addresses.

I still think that you should be using +website label to each site you register with, so that you may know if they sell your email, I’m just saying the solution is not bulletproof.

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