You know those sites that offer you something for free, but they insist on having your email first? The moment you provide an email address, you give the site permission to send you spam. If you use an email address intended for spam, then who cares? You’ll only log into the account to get that one bit of information that you wanted. Use the same email for all those frequent shopper cards too. For the sake of your sanity, get a spam email.
This tip is one of the many tips found in Hidden Traps: A Writer’s Guide to Protecting Your Online Platform by Judy L Mohr.
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