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Re: [tor-talk] Tormail?

On 10/11/11 03:30, Gozu-san wrote:

>> ... If I were using TorMail, I'd do it under the assumption
>> that they're archiving and reading every single email I send
>> or receive through it. ...
> That's a prudent assumption re all providers.

It's quite different for non-anonymous providers. They are restricted by
laws, and are held responsible for their actions, legally and
commercially. If we don't even know where TorMail is hosted, we don't
know what laws they're subject to, nor whether they're following them.
And if they're caught doing something illegal, we can't track them down
in order to hold them responsible.

If I were using GMail, I'd assume that they weren't reading my email,
but would bare in mind that they could if they wanted to, or were
compelled to by the US government.

If I were using TorMail, I'd assume that they were reading my email.

Your average TorMail account is probably much more likely to contain
information of interest to hackers and governments than your average
GMail account.

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