dewey at mm.st
Tue Apr 26 23:47:37 UTC 2016
You all are awesome!
On Tue, Apr 26, 2016, at 18:31, Valeri Galtsev wrote:
> On Tue, April 26, 2016 5:15 pm, Polytropon wrote:
> > On Tue, 26 Apr 2016 08:32:19 -0400, Dewey Rahn wrote:
> >> Thank you. Can you recommend a dependable, secure, private email
> >> service?
> > Well, any service should be secure and private as long as you apply
> > good end-to-end encryption. PGP is a very common tool. With a virtual
> > server (or a real one) it's easy to run your own service where you
> > fully control its actions. There are several tutorials and guides
> > found on the web on how to achieve this. If you don't mind "getting
> > your hands dirty", you can adjust all the parts (MUA, MDA, MTA)
> > according to your needs. If this is not to your taste, just make
> > sure you have good transfer encryption in place. Keep in mind that
> > the biggest threat to your privacy and security is always the weakest
> > part of the chain in communication: If you mail to someone who is
> > running a compromised system, it's more or less "game over". Doing
> > some investigation on the web will reveal more truth. :-)
> Someone estimated that about half of our e-mails end up in gmail
> so, you can safely forget about privacy of about half of your e-mails.
> the rest 50% of e-mails Mr. Polytropon's advise is the best, the only
> thing I would add: keep your private mail server at home, at least they
> will have to come to your home with subpoena, and then you will know that
> they looked through your e-mails.
> Valeri Galtsev
> Sr System Administrator
> Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics
> Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics
> University of Chicago
> Phone: 773-702-4247
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