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Re: Making GNUS continue to work with Gmail

From: Arthur Miller
Subject: Re: Making GNUS continue to work with Gmail
Date: Wed, 12 Aug 2020 14:11:01 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

<tomas@tuxteam.de> writes:

> On Wed, Aug 12, 2020 at 03:41:25AM +0000, arthur miller wrote:
>> I share your sentiment about using different mail provider. Personally I have
>> gmail and outlook (live) accounts, but I would rather skip both if I could.
>> Alternative to me is what my ISP offers, but that changes when I switch ISP 
>> so
>> it is not a "stable" as gmail/outlook. I think that my current ISP does not
>> even offer email service, but I am not sure.
>> I would gladly pay for a "free" email service that guarantees my privacy, so 
>> somebody should hint FSF/GNU people for possible business opportunity here 
>> :-).
> There are. Depending on your tastes, riseup.net might qualify
> (those are even voluntary contribution).

That was an interesting offer! On paper that sounds awesome, question is
how long-lasting they will be. Second - who the heck they are? Being
born in a communist/socialist country I am a bit suspect of their
left-rhetorics and anonymous "collective". I do share their ideas,
sentiments and values, but they are completely anoynomous and thus
non-transparent, so how can I trust them?

Actually I wrote paragraph about my opinion on how essential is for
communication to be free for a democracy to thrive, but then I erased it
before I posted it; thought it was unnecessary with politics and my
personal beliefs on emacs-dev list.

> Over here in Germany, posteo.de and mailbox.org come to mind.
> Search locally: most of those offers aren't "big names" for a
> reason.

You might be correct. I haven't really being looking around myself. But
I would still prefer to help monetary some organisation I trust (like

>> Skickat från min Samsung Galaxy-smartphone.
> Hey, your phone is posting ads here! Tell him to behave ;-)
> Cheers
>  - tomás
Interesting how information is interpretted. I would rather say this was
a pure statement from my phone rather then an ad: it didn't say - go by
me! :-). (I was at the go, didn't have access to Emacs :-)).

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