Salt Name

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Salt Name

A false name and address placed on a list for quality assurance. A salt name may be placed on a list to monitor improper use of the list (for example, if one sends correspondence to the list without permission). A salt name is also called a dummy name or a decoy name.
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Users select the required number (which can be freely set) of "unforgettable names," then the system mixes these with decoy names, chosen at random, to create lists of names.