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I have been using hotmail and gmail. I'm also a new VPN user (only a couple of days)

But I'm thinking these e-mail services may be useless with VPN; as when a change occurs for what they perceive as my location (because my VPN location changes) they flag it as unusual activity and want codes sent to verify I'm the one using it. And as I use pop3 or imap to access the services I don't see these warnings until after they have locked my accounts and I try to login via the web interface. I originally came into the forum to ask about alternative e-mail providers and I found this thread so thanks for all the provider lists here :-)

 

I have also loaded AirVPN onto my NAS which has mail server software so I was thinking about using that for the majority of my e-mail.

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Hello!

 

I don't think it has been mentioned, so I thought it would be relevant to point out that AirVPN doesn't require the use of a valid e-mail account in order to sign up.


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This is a baffling decision from our authorities in Germany. Still, don't run off in panic just now. They've got some time to figure out a solution and during this they will continue as usual.

 

But even then it won't be a big deal, in part because Posteo is transparent on this kind of stuff via blogposts and regular transparency reports. While this presents the potential for abuse, Posteo regularly rejects most of the requests for information due to them being unlawful, wrongly formatted or other reasons. The ones that go through usually include incidents that are deemed immoral in our modern society's understanding, such as CP, drug trade and illegal possession of arms.


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But even then it won't be a big deal, in part because Posteo is transparent on this kind of stuff via blogposts and regular transparency reports. While this presents the potential for abuse, Posteo regularly rejects most of the requests for information due to them being unlawful, wrongly formatted or other reasons. The ones that go through usually include incidents that are deemed immoral in our modern society's understanding, such as CP, drug trade and illegal possession of arms.

 

That Posteo's executives fought the request by LE through at least two full court proceedings is exactly why I'm a loyal Posteo customer.  While concerning news, I've no intention of moving to another provider unless it becomes clear that Posteo will no longer be permitted to guarantee the privacy of its users as a German company.  I'll hope for the best though, since the outcome impacts not just Posteo but all private email providers in Germany (whether those other providers choose to acknowledge this or not).

 

PS: Looking back through this thread, I realize now that it was you (giganerd) who first turned me onto Posteo.  Thank you for that!

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