As of 2021, most basic Internet features used by the majority of 1st World internet users now require either a Gmail account or Windows live account.
Examples are pinterest, certain art forums, youtube, smartphone services, and many more.
It has come to our attention that the majority of our registered active users either use gmail or windows mail.
There is less requirement for supporting access to our forum via accounts using anonymous 3rd party email service providers - typically burner email accounts commonly used by lurkers, hackers, or people avoiding detection or leaving internet breadcrumbs for whatever reason.
For that purpose, we have begun strengthening our security wall and adding certain well-known nefarious email suffixes to our blacklist.
As of August 1st 2021, this will include, but not be limited to the following:
We will continue adding unsavory email suffixes to our firewall accordingly.
If your account is affected by this or you have any questions regarding this, feel free to post them here
Database Maintenance team