Somewhat old thread, figured I would comment..   Protonmail = Seems good, team seems effective. Only thing I worry about is Unit8200 handling their DDOS protection. (shrug) Hushmail = Immediately caves to govt. demands and has given up users. Ghostmail = Closing down. Lavaboom = Gone. Mutemail = Gone. RiseUP! = Their server cluster was compromised a few years ago. (physical access by NSA? Speculation)   Startmail is excellent and secure but not cheap. Tutanota is good, responsible and seemingly