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Email shredder

Deletes incriminating email with a satisfying tearing sound
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I shred everything; it's a bit of a fetish/nervous habit. Bills, letters, even christmas wrapping. Almost nothing leaves my house with my name on it (except my wife).

You can erase email, but can't really be sure it's gone forever and no ghost is left in some cache or something. I think encrypted email services like hushmail and freedom do the job, but it lacks that satisfying shredding sound and the sight of the message being ground into indecypherable nothingness.

FloridaManatee, Dec 30 2002


       //Almost nothing leaves my house with my name on it. //   

       Kinda hard to pay the bills that way, ain't it?
RayfordSteele, Dec 30 2002

       //Almost nothing leaves my house with my name on it. //   

       Bills are paid eletronically, by encrypted transaction, silly.
FloridaManatee, Dec 30 2002

       A friend of mine used to run a spam filter that send the email to his sound card as raw bytes. So every few hours his box would produce a horrible screaching/shredding noise for a second or two while another spam got destroyed unread. The real fun started once someone figured out that native-format sound files attached to an email which triggered the spam filter would play.
ry4an, Dec 31 2002


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