Should projects use ? Do they contradict pro-freedom principles? In this article we outline the benefits, both practical and philosophical, and explain our own strategy (Thanks to for inspiration!)

Mail client/service adds "email to blog" feature for all customers, including email notifications for blog subscribers. A first for a mail hosting service?

Yandex Employee Caught Selling Access to Users' Email Inboxes, 4,887 email accounts breached. "notified affected mailbox owners to change their passwords" — no kidding!

New addon "" adds very pretty usage statistics on your email management habits, including date and contact filtering, and folder and temporal distribution Via @ghacks and @CaschysBlog

The Lightmeter February newsletter is out featuring a month's worth of articles and social media news wrapped up in a slick single digest. Subscribe ➡️ You've got mail 📬

Lightmeter 1.3.0 released: News alerts for email and global network disruption are now included on your Observatory dashboard, and log processing speed gets boosted

"The digital ad ecosystem is about to change…Mobile ID permissions and 3rd party cookies are crumbling — the email address will become the de facto user ID". @OnlyInfluencers imagines email's coming golden age for

And Lightmeter is now available in Greek 🇬🇷! Thank you Kristina Keivanai for your single-handed language success 💃 Check it out:

Mozilla outlines audacious 6 month feature roadmap, including support(!), rewritten contact management, richer email editor (with & markdown), improved support, and more

A release candidate for Lightmeter 1.3.0 (RC2) is ready for testing. Several user-reported fixes included as usual (thank you! 💌). Final due next week. Details 👉

Nice 4-minute introduction to ARC (Authenticated Received Chain) from Postmark, or how to stop forwarded emails and from failing . Hint: use !

Inbox security systems asleep on the job? One mail *client* is supplementing mailserver security: introduces their own background remote mailserver checker for mobile users. Valid- not required (why 😩)

login credentials stolen via campaign orchestrated via Google Firebase, with embedded iFrame to hide real origin of O365-themed pages, successfully bypasses Microsoft's own spam detection

The "largest ever" database of user passwords has been published for free on a public forum, paired with 3.2 billion unique email addressed, collected from combined pre-existing sources. It includes a convenient querying script

Importing a medium size logset just got >50% faster thanks to this database caching merge request (from 30 to 14 seconds) 🐇💨

Today's Lightmeter 1.2.0 release includes a whole new way to interpret mail logs; it's called Ray Chaser (rhymes with mail tracer Winking face) and here's what it can do for your monitoring and

Lightmeter 1.2.0 is out! Introducing a new email tracing system for more accurate delivery stats, support for mailservers, and nightly images. Something fun for the weekend 🏍️

Ex-FBI agent gets 12 month suspended prison term for falsifying contents of an email used to obtain a warrant, which enabled surveillance of a Trump campaign advisor. / signatures, anyone?

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@lightmeter Looks like it was just fixed:

Domain Name: SPAMCOP.NET
Registry Domain ID: 3340109_DOMAIN_NET-VRSN
Registrar WHOIS Server:
Registrar URL:
Updated Date: 2021-01-31T16:04:06Z

Major disruption and peaking bounces today as Spamcop loses control of its domain, and valid IPs are listed on RBLs. Did their domain renewal mail get junked?

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