Safe-mail, GPG and Tails

Tormail is down and most probably compromised. The TBB also now looks quite dangerous. So I’ve switched to Tails.

I was looking for an email provider that would work with the mail client in Tails (Claws). I stumbled upon Lavabit, made an account and right when I started to like it, Lavabit got discontinued. Probably because some 3 letter agency asked Lavabit to help them spy on some or all their users but Lavabit flipped them off and closed shop.

So looking around more I found which provides very little storage (3MB) but it’s free and offers SMTP and IMAP support, both encrypted. Continue reading