Yesterday I registered a domain name using my brand new @disroot email address. Today I woke up with 15 #spam messages in my inbox... and counting! 🤔😫 How do you cope?
@colegota I have changed the setup to private whois now, but maybe it's too late? 😱
@colegota I'm guessing it must have been the domain registration, because the only other thing I've used this address for is my #Diaspora and #Riot accounts... I
@miren For what is worth, years ago I purchased a domain that had belonged to a small org. I inherited all "their" spam on day 1, and I still receive it nowadays. Mildly smart filters take care of most of it.
@icaria36 I confess I lived completely oblivious to the amount of spam that "happens"... Now I'm taking much better care on my choice of email provider + accounts and services I sign up into.