T.J. Mather > Email-IsFree > Email::IsFree

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NAME ^

Email::IsFree - Detect whether e-mail is from free provider

SYNOPSIS ^

  use Email::IsFree;

  # returns 1
  print Email::IsFree::by_domain("hotmail.com");
  print Email::IsFree::by_email("foo@hotmail.com");

  # returns 0
  print Email::IsFree::by_domain("aol.com");
  print Email::IsFree::by_email("bar@aol.com");

ABSTRACT ^

This module detects whether an e-mail address belongs to a free e-mail provider such as hotmail.com or yahoo.com. It currently contains over 6000 domains. Additions and corrections are welcome.

DESCRIPTION ^

This module can be used to screen credit card orders based on e-mail. Many credit card scamsters use free, anonymous email accounts with another person's name to place fraudulent orders.

AUTHOR ^

TJ Mather, <tjmather@maxmind.com>

CREDITS ^

The following people have contributed free e-mail domains:

  Robert Young
  David J

Thanks!

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE ^

Copyright 2003 by MaxMind LLC

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

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