Internet customers have gotten increasingly more conscious of their privateness—or their lack thereof—on the trendy web. Search engine DuckDuckGo has at all times catered to these issues, and doubled down on them with a devoted Webkit-based browser for the Mac earlier this 12 months. Now the corporate is finishing its hat trick with a privacy-focused e-mail service. Naturally, new accounts get the @duck.com area.
The DuckDuckGo e-mail service has been in closed beta, however the firm simply eliminated the waitlist and made the service open for all. The service is known as Electronic mail Safety, although in apply it really works kind of like all net e-mail system. DuckDuckGo supplies customers with a forwarding service—a “[email protected]” tackle, for instance. Emails despatched by this alias can have embedded monitoring cookies and different strategies of commentary eliminated, and customers will get reviews on which firms have tried to trace the message.
On high of this proxy service, customers can create semi-randomized addresses, like “[email protected],” that can ship messages to their main @duck.com account. These “personal addresses” get the identical anti-tracking providers, however obfuscate your actual tackle, and could be deleted by the person at any time. They’re kind of like a extra superior, helpful model of disposable addresses like 10MinuteMail.com.
The Electronic mail Safety system is offered utilizing the DuckDuckGo browser extension on Home windows, the DuckDuckGo devoted browser on Mac, or the DuckDuckGo app on iOS and Android.