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Why do email accounts now a days require a phone number? Watch

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    Back in my day you could make as many email accounts as you liked without needing to give them your phone number(it was optional back then)
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    I think its for account security. I have two-step verification set up with my email which is tied to a lot of services related to my email.
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    Its to try and reduce spam accounts.
 
 
 
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