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Firefox Monitor: support for email addresses with arbitrary plus sign tags

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Whenever i create an account anywhere, i use an email address with a tag unique to the service appended to the end. For instance, the email address I used here is firstname.lastname+mozillasupport@gmail.com. I do this to be able to automatically put incoming emails in various buckets, and also to be able to mute emails from specific senders or see which services sell my address on to spam spewers.

In firefox monitor, this creates a problem, because as far as Firefox is concerned I use hundreds of different email addresses, whereas in reality they are all the same address just with different tags.

So I would be massively helped by the following feature: When you add an email address to Firefox Monitor, there is a checkbox that says "Include address variations". When adding the address firstname.lastname@gmail.com with the checkbox checked, any variation of that email address should also be considered added, e.g. firstname.lastname+dropbox@gmail.com firstname.lastname+netflix@gmail.com firstname.lastname+hbo@gmail.com

Bonus feature: Support for service specific quirks - the checkbox would also be aware of quirks various email providers have. E.g. for gmail addresses the dots are optional. So when adding the address firstname.lastname@gmail.com with the aforementioned checkbox checked, the address would also match firstnamelastname@gmail.com.

Whenever i create an account anywhere, i use an email address with a tag unique to the service appended to the end. For instance, the email address I used here is firstname.lastname+mozillasupport@gmail.com. I do this to be able to automatically put incoming emails in various buckets, and also to be able to mute emails from specific senders or see which services sell my address on to spam spewers. In firefox monitor, this creates a problem, because as far as Firefox is concerned I use hundreds of different email addresses, whereas in reality they are all the same address just with different tags. So I would be massively helped by the following feature: When you add an email address to Firefox Monitor, there is a checkbox that says "Include address variations". When adding the address firstname.lastname@gmail.com with the checkbox checked, any variation of that email address should also be considered added, e.g. firstname.lastname+dropbox@gmail.com firstname.lastname+netflix@gmail.com firstname.lastname+hbo@gmail.com Bonus feature: Support for service specific quirks - the checkbox would also be aware of quirks various email providers have. E.g. for gmail addresses the dots are optional. So when adding the address firstname.lastname@gmail.com with the aforementioned checkbox checked, the address would also match firstnamelastname@gmail.com.

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Hi bulgur, I don't know where you can submit suggestions for Firefox Monitor.

Possibly through the "Issues" section here: https://github.com/mozilla/blurts-server/

Or in the bug tracking system (these are the Firefox Monitor bugs so far): https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/buglist.cgi?component=Firefox%20Monitor

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Hi bulgur, I don't know where you can submit suggestions for Firefox Monitor.

Possibly through the "Issues" section here: https://github.com/mozilla/blurts-server/

Or in the bug tracking system (these are the Firefox Monitor bugs so far): https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/buglist.cgi?component=Firefox%20Monitor

Hi bulgur, I don't know where you can submit suggestions for Firefox Monitor. Possibly through the "Issues" section here: https://github.com/mozilla/blurts-server/ Or in the bug tracking system (these are the Firefox Monitor bugs so far): https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/buglist.cgi?component=Firefox%20Monitor
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Hi jscher2000

Thank you! It turns out someone else registered basically the exact same issue 6 days ago here https://github.com/mozilla/blurts-server/issues/1071

Hi jscher2000 Thank you! It turns out someone else registered basically the exact same issue 6 days ago here https://github.com/mozilla/blurts-server/issues/1071
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