GMail contact - misroute / security issue

Royce Williams royce at
Mon Sep 29 03:50:08 UTC 2014

On Sun, Sep 28, 2014 at 7:42 PM, Grant Taylor <gtaylor at>

> My wife is receiving someone else's emails.
> Specifically she is receiving emails for <first name><middle initial><last
> name> (no dots) when her email address is really <same first
> name>.<same middle initial>.<same last name> (dots).

If someone else thinks that the non-dotted email address is theirs, they
are mistaken.

This is a Gmail feature.  Adding or removing dots makes no difference,
other than changing readability.

All versions of the email address are your wife's.


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