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Submitted by Likes Microsoft
Likes Microsoft (662147) writes "It seems likely that the NSA's PRISM program is an extension of previously known efforts to tap and record large portions of information-rich internet traffic. Namely, as discussed in Security Now #408, the NSA is probably tapping internet traffic close to where it goes in and out of the likes of Google, Microsoft and Yahoo, as well as large ISP's. Most SMTP e-mail traffic is unencrypted in any way, and I don't like the idea that even without a warrant, the government can be snooping my communications in a catch-all dragnet.

I read the Slashdot discussion, Ask Slashdot: Self-Hosted Gmail Alternatives. However, I am mainly interested in getting my e-mail traffic away from the fat pipes that the NSA is most likely to be drinking from. I would be willing to consider a high-quality, low-traffic webmail service that might sidestep at least some of the surveillance. Of course, since I subscribe to one of those large ISP's (Comcast), and don't have much other choice in my location, I would need to be able to connect using well-secured SSL in the browser or with POP/IMAP."
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