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[Discuss] free email less intrusive than google

On 3/11/2016 3:56 PM, Bouman MC wrote:
> where can I find a free email that won't require me to fork over my name,
> address, phone number and social security number; [snip]

Google Mail is not free. The price of using it -- and similar major
"free" providers like Outlook, Yahoo, Facebook, etc. -- is agreeing to
being subject to intrusion. If you don't want to pay that price then
you're going to have to pay cash instead.

There are a plethora of inexpensive mail providers out there. Some have
already been mentioned. Others includes the likes of pobox and fastmail.

Several "original" providers like The World and The WELL are still around.

You could run your own mail server on a small AWS instance for less than

Rich P.

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