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Old 15 Mar 2021, 02:37 AM   #61
jarland
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I spent several months using it as my primary, just because I really liked the uniqueness of it. I’m a fan, and it’s definitely unique. For me it got to the point that it’s unique features became a burden on my time. A week of downtime and suddenly I have a few hundred senders to “approve.” That really overwhelmed and discouraged me, leading to a deeper hole. Now with a few thousand I’ve kind of abandoned the account.

I have two primary addresses, one hosted with me and one that moves around. The one that moves around is always trying different services just to gain insight into how others are doing things differently. Hey definitely is appealing to a certain type of person that other services won’t likely appeal to in the same way.

Forwarding email into it was lovely. They didn’t filter forwarded inbound with an excessively heavy hand, with or without SRS. For some that could be problematic, for others preferred.
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Old 9 Apr 2021, 11:43 AM   #62
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Consumers like to say they value their privacy, but are they finally willing to pay for it?
Lavabit is $30 a year and is so anti-surveillance the owner basically bankrupted himself to keep intelligence agencies from snooping around his servers. If privacy is your top concern, I can't imagine going anywhere else.

HEY, based on media coverage appears to have venture capital backing - which makes backdoors likely.
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Old 1 May 2021, 08:36 PM   #63
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Basecamp employees are decamping. https://techcrunch.com/2021/04/30/ba...it-ceo-letter/

Here's Basecamp/Hey's blog about some of the changes they've made that are chasing employees away. https://world.hey.com/jason/changes-...ecamp-7f32afc5

This article says one-third of the employees have left: https://gizmodo.com/one-third-of-bas...-fo-1846801378

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Old 2 May 2021, 07:02 AM   #64
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Basecamp employees are decamping. https://techcrunch.com/2021/04/30/ba...it-ceo-letter/

Here's Basecamp/Hey's blog about some of the changes they've made that are chasing employees away. https://world.hey.com/jason/changes-...ecamp-7f32afc5

This article says one-third of the employees have left: https://gizmodo.com/one-third-of-bas...-fo-1846801378
I am considering not continuing my subscription to Hey. For me it's not only the product that's important, but also the people behind.
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Old 4 May 2021, 09:06 PM   #65
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How Basecamp blew up

Inside the all-hands meeting that led a third of the company to quit, and an executive to resign.
https://www.platformer.news/p/-how-basecamp-blew-up
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