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Stop giving out your email address

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Alexander Obenauer
@alexobenauer · CEO, Mindsense (Throttle & Mail Pilot)
Friends, fellow makers, and fans of Throttle, big news: We're making Throttle free. Throttle's big splash in January was dramatic (it is one of the rare few launches to amass over 1,000 votes here on Product Hunt). The crowd made it clear to us: you want Throttle. So, as of today, we've made Throttle free. Now everyone can have access to world-class prote… See more

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Ethan Ellis
@designerethan · Web Designer
I use gmail and they allow you to add a + symbol followed by anything with your email address. For example if your email address is randomaddress@gmail.com you can use randomaddress+producthunt@gmail.com for example. In your inbox you can then filter your emails. This has worked for me when signing up to newsletters so all newsletters appear in a folder but … See more
Rae Hamilton
@designsellout · Digital Art Director, Rhythm
This is a really great concept, I love the idea of the daily digest. What I don't like is signing up, going through the tutorial, adding the Chrome extension, and only THEN realizing it's $4/mo. I don't have a problem with paying for a good service, but I don't like investing my time into a product and only then realizing I'm signing up for a paid service. I… See more
Adam Pokornicky
@callmethebear · CEO, DoggyBnB & Sniffer
I like the idea and I think it's really clever way to optimize the inbox but...... at $96/year for the pro it feels like the completely the wrong price point. How did you identify that price? I feel like you could do really well offering a freemium or $1 to hook people in and somewhere at like $3-4/month for the pro where I'm like oh whatever, but with all t… See more
Samuel Roy
@samuelroy_ · CEO @mQment.com - Behavioral Analytics
First time I see a service like yours, it's a great idea! Do you have any competition? Still, one thing bugs me: what happens if I cancel my paid subscription? Does the service keep running for the current throttle emails or am I doomed to resubscribe with all senders?
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Alexander Obenauer
@alexobenauer · CEO, Mindsense (Throttle & Mail Pilot)
Friends, fellow makers, and fans of Throttle, big news: We're making Throttle free. Throttle's big splash in January was dramatic (it is one of the rare few launches to amass over 1,000 votes here on Product Hunt). The crowd made it clear to us: you want Throttle. So, as of today, we've made Throttle free. Now everyone can have access to world-class prote… See more