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Forum: Google Gmail Forum Yesterday, 11:34 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By TenFour
I just checked and UpSafe seems to be working...

I just checked and UpSafe seems to be working again. Apparently they have passed Google verification. I have asked support for an update.
Forum: Google Gmail Forum Yesterday, 09:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 462
Posted By TenFour
It's a web app called UpSafe for backing up my...

It's a web app called UpSafe for backing up my Gmail account. No backups since 2/17, no word from developers, no error messages from Google. Not sure what is happening.
Forum: Runbox Forum 14 Feb 2020, 11:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 257
Posted By TenFour
I see this message on Twitter:

I see this message on Twitter:
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 14 Feb 2020, 03:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By TenFour
Read the comments on this article. Some seem to...

Read the comments on this article. Some seem to think Proton Mail's encryption is not so secure. https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2020/02/crypto_ag_was_o.html#comments
Forum: Google Gmail Forum 14 Feb 2020, 03:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 462
Posted By TenFour
That may be true, but it is only marginally...

That may be true, but it is only marginally better. I suspect anything you download from the Play Store means you are pretty much opted in to full tracking whether you like it or not. But, I trust...
Forum: Google Gmail Forum 13 Feb 2020, 03:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 462
Posted By TenFour
The app developer got back to me and said that...

The app developer got back to me and said that Google was making it very difficult to pass their security tests, but they "hope" their app will continue to work after February 18. Not very...
Forum: Google Gmail Forum 13 Feb 2020, 12:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 462
Posted By TenFour
Google terminating third-party app access to account

That message came to me via email from Google. I've emailed support for the app developer, but have not yet received a response. Anyone else getting one of these messages?
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 12 Feb 2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By TenFour
And then there's the CIA running the encryption...

And then there's the CIA running the encryption company. https://amp.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/feb/11/crypto-ag-cia-bnd-germany-intelligence-report
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 12 Feb 2020, 05:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By TenFour
I suspect they are probably doing their best, but...

I suspect they are probably doing their best, but how do you know there isn't some backdoor that allows them to unencrypt anything they want to? Is there some sort of independent testing organization...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 11 Feb 2020, 11:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By TenFour
Of course how can you ever know that even if an...

Of course how can you ever know that even if an email company says that your information is totally private that is really the case? Especially in the case of smaller, more obscure email providers,...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 6 Feb 2020, 02:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 283
Posted By TenFour
I wonder if email data was lost too? Here's...

I wonder if email data was lost too? Here's Gandi's own postmortem: https://news.gandi.net/en/2020/01/postmortem-of-the-failure-of-one-hosting-storage-unit-at-lu-bi1-on-january-8-2020/
Forum: Email Help Needed! 5 Feb 2020, 01:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,595
Posted By TenFour
By the way, I just learned about UpSafe that...

By the way, I just learned about UpSafe that provides a convenient way to back up your Gmail account. There is a free tier for I think up to 3GB of data, and you can pay $24 per year for up to 350GB...
Forum: Email Help Needed! 4 Feb 2020, 01:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,595
Posted By TenFour
Unfortunately, no! Check out some threads on the...

Unfortunately, no! Check out some threads on the Gmail help forums. Here's one: https://support.google.com/accounts/thread/12616828?hl=en

In my case I had changed the phone number in my account and...
Forum: Email Help Needed! 3 Feb 2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,595
Posted By TenFour
Many people lose access to their Gmail accounts...

Many people lose access to their Gmail accounts for various reasons. You must have a backup scheme that works in real time. For example, sync Gmail to another online account and/or use a desktop app...
Forum: FastMail Forum 24 Jan 2020, 10:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,421
Posted By TenFour
An easy way to determine if your Fastmail account...

An easy way to determine if your Fastmail account is working properly is to find another computer connected to the Internet--possibly at work, or from a friend, or at the library. Open up a...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 17 Jan 2020, 02:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,056
Posted By TenFour
If it is market share I am really surprised that...

If it is market share I am really surprised that outlook.com is so far down the list. And where are the various Apple email addresses?
Forum: Early Warning... 17 Jan 2020, 01:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,717
Posted By TenFour
Companies change their products all the time....

Companies change their products all the time. There is no reason email service providers are any different. I doubt a single year has gone by that our cable tv provider doesn't change their offering...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 16 Jan 2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,056
Posted By TenFour
What do you mean by "for market sharing" and what...

What do you mean by "for market sharing" and what is the source of the information? Thanks.
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 16 Jan 2020, 11:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,436
Posted By TenFour
Forum: FastMail Forum 9 Jan 2020, 02:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,687
Posted By TenFour
Whatever you do, make sure you have one master...

Whatever you do, make sure you have one master list of contacts that you maintain. For me the best solution is Google contacts because then when I change phones everything is right there and up to...
Forum: Email Help Needed! 30 Dec 2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,595
Posted By TenFour
There are no "Gmail reps" to speak to on the...

There are no "Gmail reps" to speak to on the phone unless you have a G Suite business account. For regular Gmail the only help is via the online help documents and via email. If someone says they are...
Forum: The Off-Topic Lounge 25 Dec 2019, 05:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,040
Posted By TenFour
Scary, but like a lot of things concerning Russia...

Scary, but like a lot of things concerning Russia who knows how much is fake news?
Forum: Early Warning... 20 Dec 2019, 02:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,717
Posted By TenFour
By definition a catch-all alias receives email...

By definition a catch-all alias receives email sent to any address at the domain, which means it can't receive less email than if you just had one address at the same domain. Lots and lots of SPAM...
Forum: Early Warning... 19 Dec 2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,717
Posted By TenFour
Just curious as to why anyone would want to do...

Just curious as to why anyone would want to do that? It seems like a surefire way to receive lots of SPAM and phishing emails.
Forum: Google Gmail Forum 18 Dec 2019, 10:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,198
Posted By TenFour
Don't click that link in the nina007 post. There...

Don't click that link in the nina007 post. There is no Gmail Help Desk.
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