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📧 Block Disposable E-mails 1.4.0

$20.00

   (7 reviews)

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Indisposable

Features

  • Completely block registrations using disposable e-mail addresses and prompt the user to use a real e-mail address

  • Scan and identify which of your existing members are already using disposable e-mails

  • Request (or force) existing members with disposable e-mails to update their account before gaining site access

  • Allow members to register with disposable e-mails, but log them for review in the AdminCP

  • Prevent members from changing their e-mail to a disposable one in the settings panel

  • Block members from registering multiple accounts under the same e-mail address by abusing Gmail Aliases

  • Log and view a list of the most frequently used disposable e-mail services on your community

About

Indisposable is an application that helps protect your community by blocking registrations that use disposable e-mail addresses.

Why are disposable e-mails bad?

Disposable e-mails are not inherently bad, but they should not be used for registering accounts on platforms such as IPS.

Foremost, they present a significant security risk for your members. These e-mail accounts are publicly available to anyone and everyone with no password required. That means if someone registers for your community with a disposable e-mail address, anyone else who also uses that disposable e-mail service can see this and could completely take over that persons account.

Second, disposable e-mails are commonly used for abusive purposes, as they make evading bans much easier. Instead of the user having to go through the lengthier sign-up process for a new e-mail account with GMail or so on, they can generate a new throwaway e-mail in seconds.

How is this different from just manually banning disposable e-mail domains?

Disposable e-mail services actively fight against people doing just this by registering cheap alias domains to tie to their service whenever one gets too much attention.

On our test community with roughly 100,000 unique members, we have logged over 1,000 unique disposable e-mail domains.

Trying to keep up and block these manually is not practical. That’s where Indisposable comes in.

Indisposable uses Kickbox’s industry leading e-mail validation services to instantly identify and reject disposable e-mail addresses, requiring no additional work on your end.

Privacy

This application only validates e-mail domains. That means if a user registers with “john@example.com”, all we do is verify that “example.com” is a valid e-mail domain. Your members actual e-mail addresses are not collected or sent to any third-party, ever. Period.

Edited by Makoto


What's New in Version 1.3.0   See changelog

Released

[1.3.0] - 2020-02-18

Added

  • Added support for blocking users that attempt to exploit Gmail aliases in order to register multiple accounts (under the same e-mail)

Changed

  • Discontinues support for IPS 4.3.x

User Feedback

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Bluto

   1 of 1 member found this review helpful 1 / 1 member

Works so well you forget it's installed.  A must have in my book.  Temp email addresses are a real pain for admins.

Response from the author:

Thank you Bluto! I'm happy the application has been working well for you!

Please reach out if you ever run into any issues!

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Optic14

   1 of 1 member found this review helpful 1 / 1 member

A must have. IP bans are not feasible any more. This is a fantastic supplement.

Response from the author:

Thanks for posting a review Optic! I'm glad you've found the application useful!

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AlexJ

   1 of 1 member found this review helpful 1 / 1 member

Support - A+

Functionality - What's mentioned in description, it works. If you need enhancement, up to the coder but developer is always open for feedback and responsive and not like some, where you need to keep following up for feedback. 

Performance - A+

Thanks!

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MediaDIGI.com

   1 of 1 member found this review helpful 1 / 1 member

Awesome plugin. The dev put a lot of work into it and created a nice app that works exactly as advertised. It help us blocking the members that join our communities only to post spam.

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