[Users] Privacy issue (was Webmail support in Claws Mail )

Hannes Schüller hannes at yllr.net
Mon Jan 30 19:56:33 CET 2012

alb348 at gmail.com wrote:
> *
> *>>/You may call me paranoid, but the thought that everyone can easily
> />>/know that this weekend I am here or there, and that on that date
> I was />>/in that city, is a rather disturbing thought, which flatly
> violates />>/any privacy expectation. /
> Colin wrote:
>  >If your privacy expectation is that high, you'd be better off
>  >sending your emails via your own server, configured with SSL + SMTP 
>  >authentication
>  >and configured to avoid logging the submitter's IP address.
> Sorry, Colin, but it is not really the case that my privacy
> expectations are "that" high.
> Moreover, instead of the technically advanced solution that you 
> suggested, I would
> rather use the relatively simpler solution of using webmail.

Why don't you just tunnel to your home network. That's as simple as it
gets. No need for a dedicated SMTP server etc.


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