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“Spamgourmet (Version: 2.03)”:

Manufacturer of the IMS

  • diverse
  • URL: (Visit Homepage)
  • Nature of provider / distributor: private
  • Nationality of the manufacturer: N/A

Type of the IMS / Class of the IMS

  • Type of the IMS: N/A
  • Class of the IMS: Class 2

Supported languages

  • England: English

References for the IMS

Is the IMS an open/closed IMS?

State of IMS deployment

Distribution of the IMS

Geographic scope

Is the IMS an open/closed IMS?: Open

State of IMS deployment: Available

Distribution of the IMS: N/A

Geographic scope: Global

Hard and software requirements of the IMS

Browser, E-Mail client

Installed base of the IMS (Userbase)

>100.000 users. Server-software is OpenSource, but no installation-base apart from the developer’s service is published.

Interoperability and supported standards


Server-side component(s)

software is written entirely in PERL

Client-side component(s)

Browser to register with the service, E-Mail client to receive one-time mail

Description of functionality / features (client and server)

The service hides the original mail-address. Since the specific username appears in every generated one-time address, there is only pseudonymity given.

Main functionality

Spamgourmet’s main purpose is avoiding spam. Generating multiple addresses is used as an instrument.

Purchase costs in EUR


Flow charts of the IMS

Screenshots of the IMS

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Other file resources


Evaluator of the IMS

Denis Royer (JWG)

General Comments (free text)

There is a SourceForge-Project making the sourcecode of Spamgourmet available under

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