A free service designed to block email trackers and help users maintain their privacy was launched by DuckDuckGo in 2021. The Email Protection beta was initially only available to those on a waiting. It is currently in open beta, so anyone may test it out right away.
Message trackers are removed by the forwarding service known as Email Protection. Additionally, DuckDuckGo will list the trackers that it deletes. According to DuckDuckGo, trackers were present in 85% of testers’ emails during the waiting beta.
Users Can Now Use Free Email Privacy Service of DuckDuckGo
The iOS and Android versions of the DuckDuckGo Privacy Browser support email protection. Go to the Email Protection part of the settings and try it there. On desktop, you must use DuckDuckGo’s Mac browser or the Privacy Essentials add-on for Firefox, Chrome, Edge, and Brave.
Now, everyone may register for a @duck.com email address. Additionally, if you like, you can create an infinite number of private email addresses, one for each website. Aside from that, you always have the option to deactivate an address.
With a focus on privacy, the company has improved Email Protection. Email links cannot be tracked thanks to Link Tracking Protection, and where possible, Smarter Encryption converts insecure HTTP links to secure HTTPS links. Additionally, rather of replying to messages using your regular email address, you can now use a @duck.com address.