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Forum: FastMail Forum Today, 05:25 AM
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Posted By TenFour
Ha, good find! Not sure I would want to apply for...

Ha, good find! Not sure I would want to apply for a job using that email address, but that's probably because I'm in the wrong business where nobody has any humor!
Forum: FastMail Forum Yesterday, 08:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,824
Posted By TenFour
According to the Fastmail Status page the DDOS...

According to the Fastmail Status page the DDOS attack is still impacting things. https://www.fastmailstatus.com/
Forum: FastMail Forum 23 Oct 2021, 08:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,824
Posted By TenFour
Imagine how much better the Internet would be if...

Imagine how much better the Internet would be if it wasn't clogged with nefarious and junk data! I've read somewhere that even during normal times more than 90% of emails flowing through the Internet...
Forum: FastMail Forum 23 Oct 2021, 07:48 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,824
Posted By TenFour
I'm pretty sure their main servers are handled by...

I'm pretty sure their main servers are handled by New York Internet from a New Jersey data center in the United States. https://fastmail.blog/company/nyi-datacentre-move/
Forum: FastMail Forum 23 Oct 2021, 01:33 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,824
Posted By TenFour
FM on Twitter just now:

FM on Twitter just now:
Forum: FastMail Forum 22 Oct 2021, 09:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,824
Posted By TenFour
Sure, but how many do? And, when things go wrong...

Sure, but how many do? And, when things go wrong the small provider may very well be asleep, traveling, or otherwise out of touch. There is a rule in flying and boating that applies here too: if...
Forum: FastMail Forum 22 Oct 2021, 07:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,824
Posted By TenFour
Great to see that FM is back up in a reasonable...

Great to see that FM is back up in a reasonable amount of time, but it reminds me again why using one of the smaller providers as your main email service is a bit risky considering the number of...
Forum: The Off-Topic Lounge 21 Oct 2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,414
Posted By TenFour
I don't like or use Facebook personally, except...

I don't like or use Facebook personally, except very occasionally like Craigslist since FB has a marketplace that covers where I live and there is no competition. However, in my experience it is a...
Forum: FastMail Forum 17 Oct 2021, 11:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,533
Posted By TenFour
Sheesh, I just looked and 1Password is either...

Sheesh, I just looked and 1Password is either $2.99 a month for an individual or $4.99 a month for a family account. I fail to see what they provide that is superior to other services like Bitwarden...
Forum: Google Gmail Forum 16 Oct 2021, 07:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 854
Posted By TenFour
Sending from your domain may be broken

If you use Gmail's smtp server to send mail from your domain you may have found it broken recently, but according to various people in the Gmail Help forum you can simply wipe the configuration in...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 15 Oct 2021, 10:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,227
Posted By TenFour
Email forwarding services seem to be popping up...

Email forwarding services seem to be popping up all over--I thought email forwarding was supposed to be dead! This could be a useful service, but the proof is in the performance or lack thereof--I...
Forum: Early Warning... 15 Oct 2021, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,074
Posted By TenFour
I don't normally use the basic HTML view but I...

I don't normally use the basic HTML view but I was easily able to open a new window and look at it. The Google support article on the subject doesn't make any mention of it going away:...
Forum: FastMail Forum 8 Oct 2021, 03:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,230
Posted By TenFour
Well, I wouldn't put too much in a review that...

Well, I wouldn't put too much in a review that makes a major error in the second sentence saying that Gmail serves you ads--it does not, unless you use the Promotions and Social tabs. Turn those off...
Forum: Google Gmail Forum 7 Oct 2021, 04:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,397
Posted By TenFour
Google to turn on 2SV by default

EMD Tweeted this out earlier today. Google is going to turn on 2SV for 150 million people. I see this as a huge disaster that will inevitably lock out millions of folks. I have to support some aged...
Forum: FastMail Forum 29 Sep 2021, 07:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,533
Posted By TenFour
Not if you use the Gmail address for unimportant...

Not if you use the Gmail address for unimportant stuff. Important things: I use a main email address that I check daily and occasionally (weekly) check the spam folder.
Forum: FastMail Forum 29 Sep 2021, 06:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,533
Posted By TenFour
Believe me when I say that any email address that...

Believe me when I say that any email address that is not "normal" will be entered incorrectly a high percentage of the time by low-payed employees. And, yes, this is not automated a lot of the time....
Forum: FastMail Forum 28 Sep 2021, 09:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,533
Posted By TenFour
One problem I have found using these throwaway...

One problem I have found using these throwaway email addresses is that sometimes when you want to unsubscribe from something it doesn't work unless you can do it by sending an email from the...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 28 Sep 2021, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,125
Posted By TenFour
Interesting, and probably much more reliable...

Interesting, and probably much more reliable forwarding than typical email providers. I wonder what the never-forward-email folks think? Doesn't it seem like email forwarding is having a moment? I've...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 26 Sep 2021, 06:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,605
Posted By TenFour
There are reports at least some people are being...

There are reports at least some people are being upgraded to iCloud+ for no charge, but I assume only those who had already been paying for additional storage:...
Forum: The Off-Topic Lounge 26 Sep 2021, 12:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,355
Posted By TenFour
The exact scenario that people criticized Apple...

The exact scenario that people criticized Apple for with regard to their on-device scanning system for CSAM detection. https://9to5mac.com/2021/09/03/apple-delays-csam-detection-feature/
Forum: FastMail Forum 25 Sep 2021, 11:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,414
Posted By TenFour
Yes, Gmail turned off ad targeting based on your...

Yes, Gmail turned off ad targeting based on your emails in 2017. If you use Gmail you may still see ads if you choose to use Categories. I select not to see Categories, therefore I don't see any ads...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 25 Sep 2021, 10:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,605
Posted By TenFour
I am not an iCloud user myself, but in helping...

I am not an iCloud user myself, but in helping several people that do use iCloud I have found that syncing, etc., frequently fails and for some reason you have to log out and relog into iCloud to get...
Forum: FastMail Forum 25 Sep 2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,414
Posted By TenFour
Sure, block the ads just like I do for better...

Sure, block the ads just like I do for better functionality. But not using Gmail has nothing to do with preventing you from seeing ads. Gmail's data gathering is to determine what ads you see, not...
Forum: FastMail Forum 21 Sep 2021, 04:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,342
Posted By TenFour
On Twitter they reported everything back to...

On Twitter they reported everything back to normal about 2 hours ago:
Forum: The Off-Topic Lounge 20 Sep 2021, 09:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,661
Posted By TenFour
Yes! One reason I like the cheapo plastic Casios...

Yes! One reason I like the cheapo plastic Casios with plastic bands too. I've had a fancy metal band short out while working on the batteries onboard--not recommended! I find that I still check the...
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