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Re: OT: change of mail provider

On Mon, 02 Apr 2012 14:13:03 +0000, Camaleón wrote:

> On Sun, 01 Apr 2012 14:29:51 -0500, Indulekha wrote:
>> In linux.debian.user, Camaleón wrote:
>>> I don't use Gmail's webmail but Mutt and Pan (newsreader).
>> Me too, except it's mutt and slrn. The mail for my domains is hosted by
>> gmail for four years now, never had any trouble beyond an outage that
>> lasted about four hours once.
> Yes, and that's precisely what makes me doubt for migrating to another
> provider: Gmail's reliability is very good.
> I first used my ISP e-mail facility (@telefonica.net) but it had (has?)
> two big problems:
> 1/ Their e-mail service is very poor (timed based pop3 logins, smtp
> service slow and more than often their e-mail servers are down/
> unaccessible, in brief, a very unreliable service).
> 2/ The e-mail service is binded to their phone line services which means
> that if you stop using their DSL or land line service you also lose the
> e-
> mail address. Too bad.
> But Google services are starting to worrying me because they want to
> control almost any aspect of what you do and how it has to be done.
> Although I know how to prevent being tracked I don't like that policy so
> much, it's a matter of principles :-)

You might like to try Lavabit. It is free, and I have found it excellent. 
Here is a review:


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