[Noisebridge-discuss] finally transferring away from yahoo mail - Gmail, riseup other suggestions

Ronald Cotoni setient at gmail.com
Thu Oct 10 03:55:35 UTC 2013

I would suggest hosting your own.  Do not trust anyone else.  You should
learn a little about how a server works and do it that way.  This is to
prevent the NSA snooping that is going on and it only partially helps.   DO

On Wed, Oct 9, 2013 at 5:02 PM, Frantisek Apfelbeck <algoldor at yahoo.com>wrote:

> Hi to all,
> Short apology first I not find the previous post when I asked some two
> months ago where to get away from yahoo - most of my yahoo emails are
> unaccessible again, as usually, another lovely "change" of the yahoo
> messenger so I can not go through that info now.
> I'm considering to go for Gmail, the usual conversations, hacker
> discusses, food hacking base etc, and riseup for the private ones, minimum
> of conversations, below 30-50 per week I would say, probably less. Does it
> sounds reasonable?
> ##Gmail - What I would like to ask is how much stable/accessible do you
> consider Gmail (based on your private experience) and if you know what is
> their approach concerning changing the menus/bars etc. in the client, do
> they ask you if you want to use the new one or do they kick you in without
> any confirmation on your side (like Yahoo)?
> ##Riseup - could two people who know me and trust me generate the
> invitation codes for me and send it to me
> ===>>> "To create codes, existing users can login to user.riseup.net and
> click 'Invites'. "
> ##My own email server - want  to start on that and play with that for a
> year or so seeing if I can do it in a stable and safe way enough, switching
> for maybe later.
> ##Commercial option - if I invest around $50 per year for a commercial
> email server, could you once more recommend me what I could get? Some
> linux/hacker friendly firm or coop/org preferred. Sorry for not checking
> the thoughts from previous emails, just can not access them (and I would
> have a problem to find the tread probably anyway).
> Many thanks for previous and current help and info,
> Sincerely from Jeju,
> Frantisek Algoldor Apfelbeck
> biotechnologist&kvasir and hacker
> http://www.frantisekapfelbeck.org
> "There is no way to peace, peace is the way." Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
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Ronald Cotoni
Systems Engineer
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