This is a thread all my posts made in August 2022, starting 2022-08-24.


What's happening to could eventually happen to your email provider as well. Users of the provider were banned from signing up for Teams and . This is how they lock us into .
Eventually, in the name of "fighting spam" they will block all email providers, especially those on custom domains, unless the domain just happens to be associated with one of the big companies, such as Gmail, Outlook, iCloud, Amazon, Comcast and Zoho.

P.S. Since launched their email service today, who knows if they'll be able to get away for it for much longer.

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@nerdtronics @Tutanota @BrodieOnLinux I forgot to mention, Gmail and all the others could prohibit that in their Terms of Service and block your device from creating any accounts (and forwarding them to your main account), locking you out of the system.

If they don't block you, they could also add that to your profile, because they know all these emails were created in a certain place (you might not get away with it over a VPN or Tor) and they are all forwarded to your main email.

@james @Tutanota @BrodieOnLinux Mmh. Why should I be bothered from not being able to sign up for Microsoft Teams? I mean, there's Jitsi, BigBlueButton, Signal, Threema, …?

DDG does not offer a real e-mail service. They do mailbox aliases and sort of mail forwading trough own servers only. With a mail content analisys. This is also a very questionable idea due to a potential privacy concerns. That's nothing different to that what gmail does for targeting and profiling users with their ads. Technically seeing is that same thing - reading people emails. If some AI can read it, a human and/or company employees can too.

@james @Tutanota @BrodieOnLinux who needs proprietary softwares anyway. They are free because they want to lock you in their walled garden. Expect them to mistreat users because that's what proprietary softwares do

@cat567 @Tutanota @BrodieOnLinux
> They are free

as in gratis, like Freeware. Not free as in freedom, like Free Software. Know the difference!

@james @Tutanota @BrodieOnLinux
Some good posts... I for one believe that until things are taken away and until things like this happen many people will not change or consider our words... so it's not what I want BUT makes sense that every little thing they don't want to give is what they will take back so that is a good for *alignment* overall...

...aligns thing (I'm a collector of people that say they are one thing but do the other)

Eventually force and Big Tech increasing their conditions has to be happens for those that don't change earlier in their thinking.

If you think Tech is not political and neutral read this post again and consider decisions (especially in Tech all thinking at is political more than not - from funding to teaming up against people.

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