The DarkMail Alliance

Bron Gondwana brong at fastmail.fm
Thu Oct 31 23:18:10 UTC 2013


>From my reading, they are more interested in replacing SMTP than replacing IMAP/POP.

I'm not sure how much it even intersects with what Thunderbird does.

Bron.

On Fri, Nov 1, 2013, at 05:07 AM, Kent James wrote:
> As I understood from reading these reports, they will be looking for 
> partner organizations willing to cough up $10,000 to support the 
> alliance. What would it take to get Mozilla on board with this?
> 
> :rkent
> 
> On 10/31/2013 7:54 AM, Gervase Markham wrote:
> > The founders of Silent Circle and Lavabit, two email vendors who shut
> > down their services in the face of US compromise pressure, have founded
> > the DarkMail Alliance:
> >
> > http://darkmail.info/
> >
> > http://silentcircle.wordpress.com/2013/10/30/announcing-the-dark-mail-alliance-founded-by-silent-circle-lavabit/
> >
> > (And https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=933155 , although this
> > bug seems somewhat premature.)
> >
> > Details seem very sketchy. But I regularly come across more reasons why
> > email needs rearchitecting from the ground up[0] and it could be that
> > the Snowden revelations are the trigger necessary to do it. Particularly
> > if they can come up with a gradual migration path, such as advertising
> > support in traditional email headers so that remote clients and servers
> > can switch seamlessly.
> >
> > I think someone from the TB or Firefox OS Mail team should make contact
> > with them.
> >
> > Gerv
> >
> > [0] One recent one:
> > http://quetzalcoatal.blogspot.co.uk/2013/10/why-email-is-hard-part-2.html
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