[okfn-discuss] [OKFN-Local-Coord] Which e-mail service or mail transfer agent are you using/do you recommend?
423300 at gmail.com
Sun Jun 30 21:21:20 UTC 2013
Amazon EC2 is not allowed to send mail by default, you can look at this
page for more information:
If you want to setup your own mail server, make sure it's not hosted in US
:-). I saw this nice post recently:
may helps you. If you just want to secure your email, this browser
extension may helps you: https://github.com/toberndo/mailvelope
On Mon, Jul 1, 2013 at 3:59 AM, heath rezabek <heath.rezabek at gmail.com>wrote:
> For hosting services, which includes the ability to set up and control
> your own mailserver (or any other service you can install as well as some
> quick-setup options), I recommend Dreamhost with highest recommendations.
> I have been a happy user of their services for nearly a decade, and their
> capacity and reliability seems only to have grown.
> You can choose to have a private google mailserver set up for your domains
> or to install your own mailserver, and control the databases, etc.
> Unlimited storage and bandwidth is standard.
> My own referral link is http://www.dreamhost.com/r.cgi?23489 -- but I
> certainly wouldn't be referring folks to Dreamhost if I didn't believe in
> them and use them.
> I share your general distrust of Google over the long term, and having my
> own home base for server projects has been tremendous. Good luck,
> - Heath
> On Sun, Jun 30, 2013 at 2:02 PM, Everton Zanella Alvarenga <
> everton.alvarenga at okfn.org> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> in a PRISM times , I would like to know what e-mail service or mail
>> transfer agent (MTA) do you recommend. Definitely it is tempting to
>> use Google products because of its quality, but I am not sure if it is
>> the best option facing the actual situation of Internet.
>> I'm using Zoho Mail <https://www.zoho.com/mail/> for the domain
>> cienciaaberta.net, our local working group on open science, since we
>> won't have many users and it was for pragmatical purposes, but I began
>> to wonder what to use with our local group domain, okfn.org.br, which
>> we just bought.
>> Regarding MTA, I've tried to use Exim in an Amazon EC2 server (one
>> year of free hosting), but it was blocked by Amazon after a few
>> e-mails and I don't have time to discover the reason. I have also some
>> experience in using Postfix (following recipes only), which worked
>> fine, but to be honest, I am not sure if it is worth spend my time
>> managing a mail server.
>> That said, any suggestion on what to use? Hosting, services, MTA?
>> Should I worry about privacy issues here or it is too paranoid?
>> (Although I don't think I have anything to hide, I dislike the idea of
>> third parties having access to my e-mails/)
>> P. S. if you know of some mailing list better to ask this, please, let me
>>  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PRISM_(surveillance_program)
>> It seems EU and some European countries are included in the
>> Everton Zanella Alvarenga (also Tom)
>> OKFN Brasil - Rede pelo Conhecimento Livre
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