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The Emergency Email and Wireless Network

As a free public service, the Emergency Email and Wireless Network provides citizens with email, cell phone, or pager notifications from your local, regional, and national government sources. Users can choose to receive information about severe weather in their area; electric, gas, and water outages; daily weather forecasts; national disaster news; and more. On the registration page, visitors...
Finding a Person in a Haystack: A Selective Guide to Finding an Email Address

In this article InterNIC Net Scout Services Special Librarian Jack Solock discusses the many ways to locate a person's email address using online resources. Solock also demonstrates how to acquire information on a person's email account and server if one already has their email address.
Spamhaus Project

The Spamhaus Project is a non-profit organization in Britain that works "to protect the internet networks worldwide." The project tracks the Internet's Spammers, Spam Gangs and Spam Services and "provides dependable realtime anti-spam protection for Internet networks, and works with Law Enforcement to identify and pursue spammers worldwide." The website also includes a definition of spam and news...

Mailpile provides a "secure way to read, write, and organize piles and piles of email." The service is free and easily downloadable to any computer. Searching is quick and easy; the platform is designed to be fast, even on slow computers. All of your mail is encrypted on your computer so you control your information. The encryption is built in, rather than an afterthought like some other email...

Anyone who has engaged in group conversations by email knows how unmanageable the threads can become. Threadable seeks to help contain the sprawl of back-and-forth messaging while maintaing the convenience of the traditional mailing list. Sign up for the service is free and easy. Readers simply enter their email address and a password. Then they enter the email addresses of those colleagues and...
Zoho Mail

Zoho Mail is an online email service that seeks to offer privacy and simplicity. In contrast to most online email services, Zoho is free of advertisements and assures users that it does not scan email texts for key words. The service was created with professional users in mind, offering unlimited storage along with a Zoho Docs and Zoho instant messaging feature. In addition, Zoho arranges email...
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