BugMeNot.com was created as a mechanism to quickly bypass the login of web sites that require compulsory registration and/or the collection of personal/demographic information (such as the New York Times).
Please read the brief tutorial.
Consider an internet where all content is locked behind a registration wall.
You can request a site is blocked from this system over here.
Drag this bookmarklet on to your bookmark toolbar / favourites. Click it when you need a login.
This is a behaviour of the Firefox plugin. Try disabling the "Close Bugmenot window on first try" option. Go to: Tools > Extensions > Bugmenot > Options
Try disabling the "Automatically retrieve latest set of Bugmenot servers" option. Go to: Tools > Extensions > Bugmenot > Options
If you'd like to make a donation towards the cause then the EFF is a great place to start. They're a non-profit organisation which work to make the internet a better place through actively supporting and advocating security and privacy initiatives.
Firstly it encourages porn sites to post fake accounts. Secondly it would expose the BugMeNot database of accounts to exploitation.
It is better that BugMeNot.com doesn't show up in the referrer logs of the sites it provides accounts for.
No. Our policy forbids accounts to paid services from being posted. However, just like a discussion forum, if you happen to find one then email and it will be removed. You can also request an entire site to be blocked here. Privacy is not considered a commodity.
See above. If you are losing sleep over this then report the site and it will be added to the "automatically blocked" list.
The first thing you want to do is go to the site the account was for, login and then change your password. Failing this you can send an email to the address below stating the username and site. Also- if you're punching your account details into systems you do not understand then you should probably go read this.
No, due to the way the web works you would very rarely need to sign out for others to use the same account.
No, we have no control over the various browser extensions for bugmenot. Please contact the author of the particular extension.
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