Best Ways to Send Anonymous Email
Email is the most comprehensive surveillance system ever created.
It’s easy for us to think that we are safe behind our web browsers and that nobody is watching what we do. The reality is that your online activities are constantly logged, tracked, and indexed by big business and government agencies. To keep your emails away from prying eyes, use an anonymous email address — see our recommendations below. For secure, private web browsing use an anonymous VPN service. Good luck.
Our favorite ways to send anonymous email:
AnonymousSpeech Anonymous Email
Just choose a username and password and you’ll have your own web based free anonymous email account with folders, optional PGP encryption, a customizable spam filter, the ability to time-delay your emails, attachments, and read-receipts. The servers are located in Malaysia, Japan, and Panama (outside any U.S. or European legal jurisdiction) and they ignore any inquiries about users. Premium accounts are available with additional features (you can pay with Bitcoin).
Self-destructing email address
These are one time use disposable email addresses. Not a whole lot of extra features, but for simple tasks they do the trick. Try either 10 Minutes Mail or Mailinator. Note that these are in not secure systems — no password is needed to check your inbox — however, they great for one time tasks like confirming an email address for a discussion forum that you’ll never need.
Silent Sender is a unique way to send private correspondence. The recipient receives an email with a unique “message number” which they then must use on the Silent Sender website to reveal the message.
Formmail Anonymous Mailer Another super-simple web based anonymous email form. Important note: They state very explicitly in their Terms of Service that they DO keep server logs of IP addresses– so make sure you are anonymizing your IP address with a VPN when using this one.