OT: mail provider recommendation
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Sat Jun 11 02:11:59 CDT 2022
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> On Jun 10, 2022, at 10:44 PM, John Robertson via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> There ain’t no such thing as a free lunch!
> What did you think would happen with large free email hosts? They round up all the clients and then do what they like with them.
> Google mines emails for data.
> I use a private (paid) service via my web site host. I’ve been using it since around 1996.
> They haven’t changed much over the decades and they do NOT mine my emails!
>> On Jun 10, 2022, at 10:01 PM, Carlos Murillo via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
>> My apologies for asking such an OT question, but I think you guys are the
>> most likely to make really useful suggestions.
>> Gmail has ceased to provide classic authorization for smtp, pop3 or IMAP
>> access; they want users to employ their new authorization mechanisms. So,
>> which email service do you guys recommend? I'd like to be able to access it
>> in the old classic way, from different clients. Ideally it would be a free
>> service (I don't store my messages on the server, but rather, download them
>> to my client, so I don't need a lot of storage), and also likely to remain
>> in operation for many years to come.
>> Thanks in advance,
>> Carlos Murillo.
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