Anonymous Email Q&A
Welcome to our Q&A page about anonymous email accounts.
Q&A: Why do you even need my email address?
Q&A: Do I have to give you my personal or work email?
Absolutely not. In fact, we would prefer not to have your personal or business email address, a generic, non-identifiable, anonymous one is preferable. There are online services which provide free, completely anonymous email addresses without you having to give them any of your personal information. Some services actively strip your IP address from your emails, keeping you even safer from prying eyes.
Q&A: Can I use a temporary email address for this?
A temporary or burner email account (i.e. one created for a single use and then discarded) is not allowed for use in signing up for a CA Account. You don’t need to use an email that identifies who you are, but you cannot use an email that you won’t be able to check if you need to contact us or change your login password.
Q&A: Where can I get an anonymous email address?
If you need an anonymous email address but don’t know where to go, here are a few suggestions that have worked for others. Note that there are other services out there that are not listed below.
Gmail – Perhaps the world’s most recognizable free email provider, you can have a gmail address in just a few minutes. You can set your gmail account to match your Disqus screen name, if you’d like.
ProtonMail – A leading secure email provider based in Switzerland, a country well known for keeping secrets. No Swiss bank account is required to apply, nor do you require formal evening attire.
Tutanota [tuta=secure/nota=message] – Another leading secure email provider, this one is based in Germany.