[ILUG] GMail Accounts
Niall O Broin
niall at linux.ie
Thu Jul 29 14:52:52 IST 2004
On Thursday 29 July 2004, colm at google.com (Colm Buckley) wrote:
>> I'm aware of the privacy concerns &c., but I just use mine for
>> subscription things, and it does the job just fine.
>What privacy concerns? Is there anything about GMail which you think
>is significantly worse, privacy-wise, than Hotmail?
or, say, email in general. If your email isn't encrypted then it's not even
close to being private, whether you use hotmail, gmail, an ISP's server or
your own servers. Of course this is untrue (to a reasonable degreee) if your
servers are on your own LAN and all your email stays inside that LAN.
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