Anti-Spam Software offers locked address feature.
November 11, 2005 -
With CanIt Locked Addresses component, CanIt-PRO enables users to sign up for mailing lists or input email addresses in online forms without concern that those addresses will be sold or used by third parties. Unlimited number of random-looking email addresses can be created that forward mail to regular inbox, accepting messages from one particular sender each. Once first sender has been identified, locked address will reject email messages from any other sender.
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|Original Press release |
Roaring Penguin Software Inc.
17 Grenfell Crescent, Suite 209C
Nepean, Ontario, , K2G 0G3
Give Out Your E-mail Address Without Fear Thanks to New Anti Spam Software Feature
ISPCON, Santa Clara, California, October 18, 2005 -- Roaring Penguin Software's CanIt-PRO anti spam software customers can now sign up for mailing lists or input e-mail addresses in online forms without fear that those addresses will be sold or used by third parties thanks to a new innovation called CanIt 'Locked Addresses.' Users can now create random-looking e-mail addresses that forward mail to their regular inbox, but only accept messages from one particular sender each - automatically rejecting mail from spammers or any unauthorized third party.
"Many people run into the situation where they want to give their e-mail address to someone, but don't trust that person or organization not to turn around and give or sell it to others," explains David Skoll, president of Roaring Penguin. "Using a Locked Address, you don't have to worry about giving out your e-mail because you know that it can only be used by the person or organization you give it to."
Locked addresses work by 'locking on' to the first person or organization to send e-mail to a user's particular locked address. Once that first sender has been identified, the locked address will reject e-mail messages from any other sender and log that information for the user. Users can create an unlimited number of locked addresses and use them when entering information in web forms or signing up to newsletters/mailing lists.
"This is the most effective - and least intrusive - way we've found to protect your 'real' e-mail address and limit the amount of spam you get," added Skoll. "It's basically a way of ensuring that even if the e-mail address I've given to a company somehow gets into the hands of spammers, I'll only get mail from the original company I gave it to. The spammers can try as hard as they'd like to send me mail, but it'll never get through to my inbox."
Locked Addresses are included with all purchases of Roaring Penguin Software's CanIt-PRO Anti-Spam Solution, and all current CanIt-PRO customers will receive access to the new feature as part of Roaring Penguin's standard support.
CanIt-PRO is ideal for ISPs, education campuses and enterprises where global filtering policies must be balanced with individuals' ability to have the final decision over what is and is not spam. CanIt(TM) products offer the industry's most complete and flexible server-side anti-spam and anti-virus solutions and can be deployed as software or as a stand-alone gateway spam filtering appliance. A price quote for CanIt-PRO can be obtained at http://www.roaringpenguin.com/promo/canitpricequote.php?id=lapr.
About Roaring Penguin
Founded in 1999, Roaring Penguin Software Inc., specializes in e-mail filtering. The company focuses on fighting spam at the mail server, with the acclaimed CanIt and MIMEDefang product lines. Today, Roaring Penguin develops, deploys and supports its anti spam and anti virus products for customers that include ISPs, web hosts, campuses, government offices and large enterprises. For more information visit www.roaringpenguin.com.