Plz suggest a Good Free Email Service besides Hotmail Gmail or Yahoo

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  1. AaLF

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    Plz suggest a Good Free Email Service besides Hotmail Gmail or Yahoo ??
     
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    Yandex
     
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    VFEmail.net is pretty cool.

    So is/was vmail.me but it's neither reliable nor accepting new accounts.

    If you just need temporary (one day) accounts, anonbox.net is very nice.
     
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    Zoho looks interesting.
    Has an integrated office suite too which is nice.
     
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    The Zoho office Apps are quite useful for me. Also Zoho Mail is reliable & consistent. Unlike Gmail which is 'improved' every five minutes by changing it, not always for the better IMO. Yahoo! Mail isn't really any better for this. AOL Mail is quite good as well. But I really would recommend Zoho to anyone.
     
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    Thanks all. A great elp. :thumb:
     
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    Why do you need an alternate email service ?
     
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    I was asked the question and so in turn I have asked those whose opinions I respect, that being my fellow members here @ Wilders Security Forums.
     
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    I've been using fastmail.fm for years and love it. I used the paid service to give me more email storage, but started out using the free service.
     
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    I use use Zoho Creator but wasn't aware of the email service, it looks quite good.
     
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    http://prxbx.com/email/

    Plenty on that list, think ill keep my vmail account handy, there is also Privat DE Mail which is pretty good but you need to use an email client like thunderbird to access it.

    As always find an email provider that is in europe, ones that respect privacy and human rights, and hopefully ones that do not give up date ! oh and one that scrambles the IP addresses of the emails! and avoid any emails from English speaking nsa/police state countries like hotmail/yahoo/gmail/gmx etc
     
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    vmail.me bad gateway?
     
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    hushmail
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    mail.com

    i can't think of another one

    and about yandex if you are afraid of NSA you could also be afraid
    of russine inteligence :/
     
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    Not if you live outside of Russia. Also Russian intelligence is unlikely to be bullied by United States into giving up your private emails/passwords. If you live inside of Russia then I would recommend a strictly American email provider. I would still avoid Gmail as they are pretty much an email whore of a service that sleeps in bed with most intelligence services.
     
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    I like http://www.autistici.org/en/. They are out of the country and secure. In addition they have a hidden service web portal. They are activist based and they have to approve your political focus. Pretty simple actually. Anyone on Wilders I suspect is pro privacy. Embelish upon privacy and you will likely get approved.

    The other activist email I like is Riseup.net. Same criteria on approval. What is really cool about riseup is they actually have an outgoing smtp .onion.

    Riseup disadvantage is they are US based. Autistici is not. Both services are tremendous in my opinion.

     
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    I can recommend Zoho also. You can make it the default email for Firefox or Chrome which isn't that simple for some email services well if you want to use the webmail interface anyway.
     
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    Mail.ru and already mentioned Yandex.com, it provides the same services like Google, a browser with a synchronization, an online storage. A great replacement for Chrome.
     
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    I can't recommend Zoho unless you plan to not store any business or personal emails. Five gigabytes of storage for free isn't very much at all for serious email usage. Outside of Yandex, which evidently found it necessary to mention in their FAQ what to do when you received the mail of others, I don't know of any really good and free providers. Someone mentioned Yandex not being susceptible to NSA intrusion, but I don't believe that can be prevented so easily. After all, it has already been shown that they are watching communications in the U.K and other areas.

    I'm afraid not going with a U.S-based company will only provide a slightly increased amount of protection. That said, to stay on topic I would indeed go with Yandex for free, unlimited accounts. Just remember, free services and products too often mean you're paying in other way.
     
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    Well, the benefit of a Yandex account is the fact that it is Russian. When determining an individual risk analysis you have to consider who the adversary is. If the adversary is the American court system you are probably ok with a Yandex account. You are correct that the NSA is a different issue entirely. There is a trick that I like that since we are talking about the NSA right now that I will mention. While absolutely nothing is certain regarding the NSA, there are .onion SMTP servers out there. If I want to send something with reasonable security I might use a Yandex account and route it through a .onion SMTP. Of course people need to always be aware of social identification. Meaning anonymity is pointless if you are sending to your boss or your neighbor Jim down the street. It all goes to what you are trying to accomplish.

     
  25. Dave0291

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    All good points. My biggest issue is that upon trying to sign up, the blasted thing forces a phone number just like Gmail. This is not something I want forced upon me, as I am faced with enough unknown people and organizations spamming me with unwanted contact. It's a shame, the service does get rather positive reviews.
     
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