Just subscribed to Fastmail, moving off of Apple because of how they already scan email content. The Protonmail issue doesn't deter me because my goal isn't total protection from governments; a better privacy approach is all I'm looking for. https://9to5mac.com/2021/08/23/apple-scans-icloud-mail-for-csam/
@CodingItWrong Remember to use your own domain name for your email! Then you can move provider whenever you want.
@da I've tried that in the past, but I've had such an absolutely abysmal time getting SMTP server authentication to work successfully that I'm tempted to just stick with what's simple
@CodingItWrong @whami No, you set FastMail as your domain's MX DNS records. That makes them your domain's SMTP server. There are some more DNS records required for anti-spam and authentication, but your email provider (FastMail) will help you set that up. Check the Settings page if there's a section for custom domains.
@af @da @whami what's missing in what you just said is any mention of me wanting to do anything different. I am perfectly happy with my email setup, and I never said otherwise on the thread. It's just been a sequence of unsolicited advice from multiple parties I don't know to solve a problem I don't have.
@CodingItWrong Fastmail is a great experience. I only wish it wasn't hosted in a Five Eyes country. :(
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