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Old 23 Nov 2013, 08:21 PM   #15
Jacinto
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Unfortunately it seems that the vast majority of online organisations are ignorant of RFC2822 (the standard which defines, amongst other things, what constitutes a correct email address) and thus erroneously regard several characters (most commonly including plus and apostrophe) as being "invalid" in an email username.
American Express being one of them.

Because AE was replacing the plus character with whitespace and I wasn't receiving its mail, I had to change the '+' to a '.' to be able to receive it.

Considered complaining about it to AE but decided not to waste my time in what would end up being a quixotic exercise in futility.

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