07.02.2011 in Home > Internet > Security by Namit Gupta

Best Way to Securely Share your Email id on Internet

Scr.im lets you share your email id securely anywhere on Internet. Email id is one’s identity on internet, it’s the address where people can be reached and contacted. There are many occasions where we need to share our email id in public for eg. in forums. And this leads to unwanted spam mails which unnecessarily fill our email inbox.

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What Scr.im does is, it creates a short url version of your email id. It works Similar to a url shortening service. You can then share the short url in public with anyone. Whenever anyone clicks your short url he/she will be redirected to scr.im page where the original email id will be shown up. This way only the real people will get to know your email id. It will be saved from automatic spam bots and thus you’ll be saved from getting unnecessary spam emails in your inbox.

Procedure to Make the Shortened Version of your Email id with Scr.im

  1. Goto Scr.im
  2. Input your email id in Email input box
  3. Input a memorable name in the url box or leave it blank to get a random one
  4. Hit ‘Protect my email’ button
[via HellBoundBloggers]

How many spam emails do your get in a day? Did you found this service useful?

  • It is surely an interesting way to fight the Email spamming. Thanks for the info, I will surely check what I can get from this service.

    • Its indeed an useful way to counter spam emails. Thanks for the comment mate. :-)

  • Great share!

    Thanks for sharing this web service.

  • Nice Share !!

  • Well, Namit thanks for sharing this information. but i would like to know that, although it will save from email spamming but after clicking on that url most probably it is going to convert into original url i.e. your email id and that will be visible by others.

    • You are right Abhishek, after going through the link the email will be shown up. But it will be shown up only to humans. This trick is to save your email id from automatic spam bots, which are the major source of spam emails. Thanks for the comment mate :-)