Ever wondered how to access any website without getting spammed? I’m sure you have. Quite often you’ll encounter a website that forces you to register in order to proceed. You might’ve experienced this whenever you’re on the hunt for some software, movies, or songs (all of that is illegal, by the way). This is mostly to spam you with emails and collect data on what you’re browsing and reading. Aside from being downright frustrating and inconvenient, this is also some invasion of your privacy. This really bothers me at times, and I’ve stumbled upon a few ways to bypass this process.
Begin the good soul that I am, I’ve even compiled a list of tricks for you which you can use to access any website without registering. Let’s take a look:
BugMeNot : Bypass Compulsory Registration
BugMeNot is a crowd-sourced online database of usernames and passwords for websites that force you to register. Whenever you encounter a website which asks you to register, simply go to BugMeNot.com and enter the name of the website. It will then show you a list of all the available login details arranged by user feedback and popularity.
Use these plugins for convenience –
Surprisingly, GMail can also help you when it comes to this.
Append a plus (“+”) sign and any combination of words or numbers after your email address. For example, if your name was [email protected], you could send mail to [email protected] or [email protected].
This way, you can create a filter and delete all the spam messages coming to [email protected]
Mailinator is also a good solution. This disposable email provider let’s you create a temporary @mailinator.com IDs. You can register on any website with this temporary email ID and forget about all the spam. Try it out.
That’s about it. Now you don’t have to give up on a download you’re desperately looking for because of some silly spammy registration process. Enjoy!