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Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 3 May 2018, 02:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,794
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, 03:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,794
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, 04:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,075
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, 05:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,477
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, 02:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,477
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, 02:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,477
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, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,338
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, 04:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,256
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, 03:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,181
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, 04:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 14,074
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, 02:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 14,074
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, 09:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,100
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, 02:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,130
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, 03:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,203
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, 03:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,388
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, 03:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,388
Posted By petergh
[double post - ignore]

[double post - ignore]
Forum: FastMail Forum 5 Jan 2016, 03:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,388
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, 07:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,710
Posted By petergh
Certainly, but I'm curious: why?

Certainly, but I'm curious: why?
Forum: The Off-Topic Lounge 30 Dec 2015, 04:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,710
Posted By petergh
Practical Guide to Privacy Online

Hi everyone,

Lately, I've been thinking about how best to walk the fine line between on the one hand maintaining (or controlling) my privacy online, i.e. how to minimise the amount of tracking I'm...
Forum: Email Help Needed! 29 Dec 2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,086
Posted By petergh
Have you tried writing to the CEO directly? Her...

Have you tried writing to the CEO directly? Her email address is andrea -at- mailbird.com.
Forum: Email Help Needed! 29 Dec 2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,085
Posted By petergh
This thread reminded me of a list of false...

This thread reminded me of a list of false assumptions most programmers make about names. Pay attention, ye who work in programming! :) ...
Forum: FastMail Forum 6 Nov 2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 656
Posted By petergh
I believe you can paste inline images directly...

I believe you can paste inline images directly from the clipboard to the editor, so is there a need for a button to do the same, or am I misunderstanding something here?
Forum: FastMail Forum 3 Nov 2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 731
Posted By petergh
Thumbs up FastMail acquires Pobox and Listbox

I did not see this coming, but I think it sounds like a great move for both companies:

FastMail acquires Pobox and Listbox

http://blog.fastmail.com/2015/11/03/fastmail-acquires-pobox-and-listbox/
Forum: FastMail Forum 8 Oct 2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,616
Posted By petergh
I don't believe this is possible currently.

I don't believe this is possible currently.
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 8 Oct 2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,723
Posted By petergh
Fred is right about keeping the domains alive,...

Fred is right about keeping the domains alive, but as far as Google Apps goes, you can add and remove domains to your heart's content (within limits), but you cannot add, remove, or rename the...
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