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Forum: Google Gmail Forum 30 Jun 2019, 12:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,052
Posted By petergh
It may not meet all your requirements, but Google...

It may not meet all your requirements, but Google Takeout can drop the archives it creates straight into OneDrive.
Forum: FastMail Forum 9 Mar 2019, 04:45 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 17,489
Posted By petergh
I know, and like I said, I'll believe it when I...

I know, and like I said, I'll believe it when I see it, but at least the man is not denying the fact that Facebook's products have never had the users' privacy in mind:
Forum: FastMail Forum 9 Mar 2019, 04:14 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 17,489
Posted By petergh
Yesterday, I read a long piece by Mark Zuckerberg...

Yesterday, I read a long piece by Mark Zuckerberg on the direction he wants Facebook to go in, and I was quite surprised to see the word privacy mentioned ~30 times. I'll believe the changes he...
Forum: Google Gmail Forum 1 Feb 2019, 05:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 897
Posted By petergh
I doubt it. It's not something they claim is...

I doubt it. It's not something they claim is better with Google one, only added drive storage.
Forum: Google Gmail Forum 31 Jan 2019, 01:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 897
Posted By petergh
Thumbs up Google One Support Experience(s)

First, for a little background, and for anyone who doesn't know what Google One is, follow this link to find out what Google One is all about: https://one.google.com/.

I've entrusted Google to keep...
Forum: FastMail Forum 8 Dec 2018, 02:24 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 17,489
Posted By petergh
They wrote about it on their blog in...

They wrote about it on their blog in September:

https://fastmail.blog/2018/09/10/access-and-assistance-bill/

Nicola Nye, their chief of staff, vented her frustration on...
Forum: FastMail Forum 2 Dec 2018, 01:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 558
Posted By petergh
New JMAP backend is live in production

I'm almost 100% sure my account was just switched over to the new JMAP backend in production. I've been a beta tester for a while, but now the option to switch back is gone and the new interface...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 3 May 2018, 03:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,836
Posted By petergh
Encrypted passwords and other personal info was...

Encrypted passwords and other personal info was stolen for all 3 billion accounts. That does not mean 3 billion accounts were broken into.

Full...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 30 Apr 2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,836
Posted By petergh
Gmail does not scan your email for ads...

Gmail does not scan your email for ads anymore.

https://www.engadget.com/2017/06/23/google-wont-scan-your-gmail/
Forum: FastMail Forum 18 Mar 2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,457
Posted By petergh
I, too, sympathise with Bill's sentiments. Google...

I, too, sympathise with Bill's sentiments. Google and to a certain extent Microsoft walk a thin line between protecting their users' privacy and putting money in the advertisers' pockets. Fastmail,...
Forum: FastMail Forum 27 Dec 2016, 06:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,828
Posted By petergh
If a government agency wanted your email that...

If a government agency wanted your email that badly, they could and probably would get your email provider to copy all your incoming and outgoing mail silently in the background before storing an...
Forum: FastMail Forum 27 Dec 2016, 03:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,828
Posted By petergh
This talk about PGP reminds me about this op-ed...

This talk about PGP reminds me about this op-ed on Ars Technica last week:

http://arstechnica.com/security/2016/12/op-ed-im-giving-up-on-pgp/

One comment, from an editor at AT, had me laughing...
Forum: FastMail Forum 27 Dec 2016, 03:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,828
Posted By petergh
You seem to be concerned about two different...

You seem to be concerned about two different types of snooping: internal, by Fastmail staff, and external, by government agencies.

As for internal snooping, you are correct that (some) Fastmail...
Forum: The Technical Zone... 20 Dec 2016, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,688
Posted By petergh
Post the sanitized full headers of one such ...

Post the sanitized full headers of one such email here, and I'm sure someone will be able to help you.
Forum: The Off-Topic Lounge 18 Oct 2016, 05:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,680
Posted By petergh
FastMail spotted in RINGS Movie Trailer

Content warning: The following link leads to a video trailer for a horror movie!

https://youtu.be/WOH3ORdVmk8?t=32

When she opens the laptop, up comes Fastmail's web interface - well, almost. But...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 10 Oct 2016, 04:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,580
Posted By petergh
I have an account out of curiosity, but I will...

I have an account out of curiosity, but I will never use it as my primary account until I can somehow export all messages in the account to a local copy on my computer. Right now, if Protonmail goes...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 18 Sep 2016, 05:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 15,781
Posted By petergh
I agree with both sentiments: email is used less...

I agree with both sentiments: email is used less for personal communication than in previous years, and email is still is a cornerstone of business communications. I think one of the reasons email is...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 17 Sep 2016, 03:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 15,781
Posted By petergh
I'm somewhere in between the group of (mostly...

I'm somewhere in between the group of (mostly young) people who have an email address only because they're required to have one in order to receive password reset emails, boring notes from their...
Forum: FastMail Forum 31 Jul 2016, 10:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,644
Posted By petergh
Their support form used to have a field asking...

Their support form used to have a field asking for your password. It was optional, though that wasn't made very clear.The form has since been changed and doesn't allow you to type your password...
Forum: FastMail Forum 30 Jul 2016, 03:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,957
Posted By petergh
This explains in great detail how Google works to...

This explains in great detail how Google works to protect the privacy of their *paid* Google Apps customers:

https://apps.google.dk/learn-more/how_google_protects_your_data.html

What it silently...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 30 Jun 2016, 04:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,085
Posted By petergh
Protonmail fits the bill. All that is required is...

Protonmail fits the bill. All that is required is a mailbox name and two passwords (identical 6-character passwords are accepted), and there's a free...
Forum: FastMail Forum 5 Jan 2016, 04:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,058
Posted By petergh
It wouldn't hurt, and sooner or later Fastmail is...

It wouldn't hurt, and sooner or later Fastmail is probably going to ask you to do it anyway.
Forum: FastMail Forum 5 Jan 2016, 04:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,058
Posted By petergh
[double post - ignore]

[double post - ignore]
Forum: FastMail Forum 5 Jan 2016, 04:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,058
Posted By petergh
MX records may take up to 24 hours to propagate...

MX records may take up to 24 hours to propagate to ALL MX servers, but some may update faster than that. That's why you'll see some mail going to your old mail server, and some to your new mail...
Forum: The Off-Topic Lounge 30 Dec 2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,248
Posted By petergh
Certainly, but I'm curious: why?

Certainly, but I'm curious: why?
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