Hi, I’m Sparrow22. I don’t want to be tracked 100% of the time. I want to be free to call it as I see it and to assemble my own truths about the world today. I’m happy to have an account here and an inbox based simply on my story. If anyone can suggest an email provider or help me out with an invite, it would be much appreciated. I won’t spam or incite violence or anything with my email account.

The title is linked to my blog which was thankfully free to setup, even if the host does seem to mostly have spam otherwise.

-S

Edit: I now have an XMPP account, DM me for it.

Edit2: Still no luck on an email address. It seems bots have poisoned the well. Some services say to reach out for an invite but you have to reach out via email! Will have to look for a lemmy presence for one of these things.

@GenkiFeral@lemmy.ml
link
fedilink
110 hilabete

protonmail mail is very good, but if you plan to break a federal law, protonmail will give your emails and date to the feds. The more private email is tutanota, however, it is harder to use.
You can set up a free account on either one. Tutanota also has an ugly, but easy calendar that you can use to send reminders to you. For about 2 months I used it - until I got Nextcloud and synced that with a calendar. I think you can use gpg to encrypt an attached file to send in an email, too. I recently tested it out a tiny bit - not enough, though. I am not recommending gpg, though, as I am not sure it is the best kind. it was quick and easy for me on Linux and that was the ONLY reason I chose gpg encryption. I don’t think I needed a phone number for tutanota or protonmail. Another option for less private things is the Russian-based Google-like alternative called yandex. I needed no phone number (just select SKIP) to get an email, it comes with 10GB of drive/disk space, is free. But, because they allow you to use their version of Microsoft Suite, I’d guess they have a close relationship with the USA, so I wouldn’t advice using it for anything extremely private. It still is better than gmail, in my opinion, and you may be able to use it just once as a disposable account. You can use Talkatone for free phone calls, but it doesn’t work very well sometimes. I needed an email account. I may’ve used yandex for that. idk.

@sparrow22@lemmy.ml
creator
link
fedilink
010 hilabete

I tried Yandex but I think since I’m using Tor they limited my account and asked for SMS. ProtonMail required email confirmation from another email so it’s rather chicken and egg. Some systems work on an invite principle so that could work, or maybe to request an account with an appeal in text. Finally, if spam is the issue paying with some crypto might be possible.

@GenkiFeral@lemmy.ml
link
fedilink
010 hilabete

are you with convoy movement?

@sparrow22@lemmy.ml
creator
link
fedilink
210 hilabete

I support ending the federal tracking app requirement for re-entry into Canada but vaccine mandates are more complex. In the long term I suspect human bodies are going to need shots to be able to withstand whatever biotech might produce. Vaccines are useful human technology that require coordination for maximum effect, but I believe that coordination should come through education, certainly not violence. Whether denial of employment would count as force is an open question.

@forkbomb9@lemmy.ml
link
fedilink
110 hilabete

IIRC ProtonMail doesn’t need a phone number or recovery email to open an account. Might be what you need

@sparrow22@lemmy.ml
creator
link
fedilink
010 hilabete

This isn’t what happened for me. They wanted an email confirmation so it’s rather chicken and egg. Maybe tutanota will work as an initial provider then i can get a protonmail. It seems these services have their ideas about which are acceptable for what.

@dstep@lemmy.ml
link
fedilink
010 hilabete

I created protonmail with temporary email, (fakermail.com), or with recaptcha (works with VPN but not with TOR.

@sparrow22@lemmy.ml
creator
link
fedilink
010 hilabete

For some reason it won’t load a temporary email over Tor, which I’m going to insist on since there’s no rush.

@yangJ20002@lemmy.ml
link
fedilink
110 hilabete

Proton requires phone number for users signing up over Tor

@sparrow22@lemmy.ml
creator
link
fedilink
010 hilabete

It’s fine. Email is not the most important thing in the world. Writefreely and lemmy are probably enough to start but I still have leads.

A place to discuss privacy and freedom in the digital world.

Privacy has become a very important issue in modern society, with companies and governments constantly abusing their power, more and more people are waking up to the importance of digital privacy.

In this community everyone is welcome to post links and discuss topics related to privacy.

Some Rules

  • Posting a link to a website containing tracking isn’t great, if contents of the website are behind a paywall maybe copy them into the post
  • Don’t promote proprietary software
  • Try to keep things on topic
  • If you have a question, please try searching for previous discussions, maybe it has already been answered
  • Reposts are fine, but should have at least a couple of weeks in between so that the post can reach a new audience
  • Be nice :)

Related communities

Chat rooms

much thanks to @gary_host_laptop for the logo design :)

  • 0 users online
  • 6 users / day
  • 19 users / week
  • 81 users / month
  • 285 users / 6 months
  • 14 subscribers
  • 1.86K Posts
  • 8.66K Comments
  • Modlog