On 2020, സെപ്റ്റംബർ 8 4:32:41 AM IST, Ravi Dwivedi <ravidwivedi(a)posteo.net> wrote:
The two ethical issues for an email service are (1) whether you can use
code from the site), and (2)
You can use a Free Software application to read and send emails. I rarely use the web
whether it respects your privacy.
You can use gpg and end to end encryption to keep your emails private.
The email service I am currently using is Posteo. They
did not identify
me in any way while signing up. User can pay in cash using post,
although I asked someone to use credit card on my behalf. Posteo works
well with IceCat browser except that I am not able to scroll while
reading sent messages. This means that other than this feature, the
webmail works well with Libre JS enabled and therefore uses free
We cannot tell from the outside whether the email service respects
user's privacy. Probably instead of relying on an email service, I
should set up my own server. I do not know how to set up my own server.
I would like to request your suggestions.
If you can afford to run your own server and capable of managing it, you should run it.
Alternatively, you can find others to join you and collectively run such a service. I use
this approach, some of us share the cost of running a mail server.
Other option is to choose a community maintained mail service and support them.
are such services.
Stallman writes  on his page: "I read and send
mail with Emacs using
M-x rmail and C-x m."
Probably this is one of the ways to achieve that but I did not
understand what he meant.
There are other Free Software applications too. Thunderbird, kmail, Geary and more on
desktop. K9 mail, pep on android.
I would be highly grateful to you for any help.
Sent from my Android device with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity.