Good afternoon #SDF and the wider #fediverse! So yeah, email troubles since I would have to delete my email address(and make a new one in it's place) and I just can't do that yet. So I joined Protonmail after hearing about it on here and stuff. Rather impressive, I must say. As far as switching to it as my main email, still can't do such a thing just yet.
@maiki Heya! Thanks for following me on my journey! Glad to have ya aboard! As far as the email thing goes, I'm just trying to de-google-fy my life because I feel I rely on them too much, and I feel like they have too much power over everything in this age. I use their email, calendar, maps, search, and countless other apps tied to their ecosystem. I'm still trying to come up with a mission statement and "manifesto" as to what I want to see the future of the web and the net be, tho.
@fuuko you had mentioned Thunderbird, but ProtonMail won't work with it. Was that a requirement for ya?
@fuuko for folks that solely use a web interface to check their mail, I recommend #ProtonMail. For folks that use local clients (#Thunderbird, #mutt, etc.), I suggest #Fastmail, or to investigate the mail offerings of their domain registar. For instance, I think both #DreamHost and #Gandi have decent spam filtering, and no severe outages or anything.
I "require" mutt, and I delete mail rather than archive it, so spam and filtering is the most important for me. #GPG works when I need it. ^_^
@maiki @fuuko perhaps late to this party, but I use both #dreamhost and #protonmail. DreamHost's mail service is actually quite good, their spam handling though has improved from before (they did an upgrade recently). For ProtonMail, if you use a premium account their Bridge software allows you to use IMAP/SMTP with a client like #Thunderbird. See : https://protonmail.com/bridge/
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