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Europe won’t save you: Why e-mail is probably safer in the US

October 14, 2013

“It's annoying, actually, but y'know, principles,” Jillian C. York, an activist at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, wrote to me recently when I remarked on the change noted in her e-mail signature.

“Two inboxes in Thunderbird is a pain in the ass. I'm constantly sending e-mails from one when I mean to from the other, which—when you address private mailing lists as much as I do—is a real problem.”

And will she be deleting her Gmail account?

“I probably won't,” she said. “Frankly, Gmail is a far better organizer of data than any existing tool, so I'll continue to use it for mailing lists. I am trying to shift all personal correspondence off, though (she says as she replies from Gmail...).”

Sunday, October 13, 2013
Ars Technica

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