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Is there a way to make my e-mail non-visible in my Stack Exchange profile?

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If your email is used to generate your gravatar, then it's probably public. It's easy to guess a few billion potential email addresses. One of them might match your gravatar hash. –  CodesInChaos May 2 '13 at 10:13

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Your email is only shown to you and diamond moderators, not to everyone. Recent change requires diamond moderators to click on a link to show the email, it is not visible until then.

Here's how I see your profile (as a 10k user, even):

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Ok. Thanks for the answer and the image! –  Zeynel Feb 2 '11 at 2:04
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@Mark is the clicking on a link a safety measure? I mean so later they can know if a Mod actually looked at the email? or nothing like that? –  Trufa Feb 2 '11 at 17:01
    
@Trufa: I wish I could say -- that's an edit from @Diago. –  Mark Elliot Feb 2 '11 at 19:09
    
@Mark, sorry missed the missing ♦! :) Thanks you! –  Trufa Feb 2 '11 at 19:11
    
@Diago I don't know if you'll get notified but I still like to know, is the clicking on a link a safety measure? I mean so later they can know if a Mod actually looked at the email? or nothing like that? –  Trufa Feb 2 '11 at 19:12
    
@trufa I am assuming it is a safety measure. Keep in mind each site has a handful of mods and with the new messaging system we hardly need the email address of users. Honestly, I can't think of a single reason for you to be concerned about it, and if you are, just take it out completely. It's not a required field. –  Diago Feb 2 '11 at 19:22
    
@Diago I'm not worried I'm just curious. Thanks for the reply, BTW (again just curious) did you actually got notified for editing the answer o you just saw my comment? –  Trufa Feb 2 '11 at 19:31

Only you (and the people who run SO - including moderators) can see your email address. No need to worry about the spammers getting it. :)

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Did you mean to comment on the other answer ( meta.stackexchange.com/questions/77453/… )? :) –  cHao Feb 2 '11 at 2:06
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Did you mean to start your answering comment with @Letseatlunch? :D –  belisarius Feb 2 '11 at 5:18
    
@bel: Did you mean to start your comment with @cHao? :) OK, let's stop. Just cause this is meta doesn't mean we have to be... :) –  cHao Feb 2 '11 at 5:29
    
Ok, so +1 because you didn't brag (yet) :D –  belisarius Feb 2 '11 at 5:33
    
He-hey!! I won points for the edit :) first timer for me :) –  Trufa Feb 2 '11 at 17:19

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