[maemo-users] Diablo's Modest/Email

From: Julius Szelagiewicz julius at turtle.com
Date: Mon Sep 8 22:30:20 EEST 2008
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> On Mon, Sep 8, 2008 at 12:48 PM, Julius Szelagiewicz <julius at turtle.com>
> wrote:
>> For privacy and robustness use your own server. Make it as dependable as
>> you wish. I didn't mention something that seemed obvious to me: Encrypt
>> everything! Use strong encryption, encrypt mail boxes or whole drives.
>> For
>> sensitive messages exchange the keys with your correspondents.
>> julius
>> On Mon, 8 Sep 2008, Mark wrote:
> Great! But don't forget to make/have remote backups, or you'll be
> risking your data if something happens to your house (fire, flood,
> tornado, earthquake...)
> Mark

I am a bit paranoid (realistic?) so I've made a reciprocal agreement with
a friend that lives 3000 miles away. We store encrypted backups of
important stuff on each other's computers. I also burn DVDs and make
backups on USB memory sticks whenever I remember and throw them in a fire
resistant safe.

I don't know how realistic others are, but it seems to me that everyone of
us has at least one friend far removed geographically. I don't know of a
safer solution that is more valuable - you maintain safe backups and a


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