re: Laravel validation rule — fake email VIEW POST

re: Well I didn't think about the second case, but I guess if it's financial/legal, there are some other validation steps (such as a copy of your ID) s...

With regards to your first point, you would think so, however I've dealt with systems that actually didn't require other forms of identification, yet still had regulations about email. Crazy, but it does exist!

Yeah, I reckon you're probably right about your second point, however, there is always the possibility of "data creep". You sign up with a disposable not intending to do much with the app, then over time you start adding more real data, but never remember to change the email address (particularly if you login with a username instead of an email). The breach occurs, important data of yours is stolen, but we can't contact you. Admittedly, this is more of a "what if" scenario, but there you go :)

And you're welcome :)

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