Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 8th Aug 2016 20:08 UTC
Internet & Networking

Fast forward to July 15, 2016 (there’s that lab journal again…) when, after receiving an email from Google asking me to indicate how exactly I would like them to use my data to customise adverts around the web, and after thinking for a bit about what kind of machine learning tricks I would be able to pull on you with 12 years of your email, I decided that I really had to make alternative plans for my little email empire.

Somehow FastMail came up and in one of those impulsive LET'S WASTE SOME TIME manoeuvres, I pressed the big red MIGRATE button!

The rest of this post is my mini-review of the FastMail service after almost 3 weeks of intensive use.

I'm pretty sure at least some of you are contemplating a similar migration, away from companies like Google, Microsoft, and Apple, to something else.

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Administering my email server sounds scary
by benoitb on Tue 9th Aug 2016 12:18 UTC
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Spam, downtime, getting my mail blocked because I'm too small.

I host quite a lot of services for myself but I never hosted my email myself. Should I ? If so, what is a good guide with best practices (I use Debian, have my own domain and a public IP address) ?

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