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Re: [tor-talk] Email provider for privacy-minded folk
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>> From k e bera keb at cyblings.on.ca : "Only to comment on the
>> "Tor Mail" points, and i think Andrew mentioned it on this list
>> before, Tormail.org is not affiliated with Tor Project.
>> Furthermore, they are listed on this page:
> Yes, thank you. That is EXACTLY what I was looking for. I was
> thinking that the Tor Project ought to have a list of super-trusted
> hidden services, as well as a list of known violators. I couldn't
> find such a list anywhere. The link you gave me is perfect. I now
> know that Tor Mail not safe to use. It's just another shady hidden
> service. I'm glad I tried the experiment before going off and
> using it for anything important.
> Lesson learned: Do not use Tor Mail in a quest for free private
> I think I will buy an e-mail account.
> - Mysterious
And how exactly would you propose that TorProject verify such a list?
Keep in mind anything on the trac is _not_ necessarily endorsed by
torproject or official in any way.
It is just one user's opinion. That particular list is unsubstantiated
and does not provide any evidence for it's claims.
On the other hand, you should assume any email provider can read your
mail, so if it is sensitive use client side encryption such as pgp.
Then you will know for certain only the recipient can decrypt it. If
it is an account used on a mailing list such as this one, it is going
to be public anyway.
It is probably a good practice to sign your emails too, this makes
impersonation virtually impossible. (Assuming you keep your private
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