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  1. *Unlimited* Disposable Email Aliases

    Startmail explains it perfectly. They offer unlimited disposable aliases, which expire within a given amount of time. They also offer custom aliases which can be saved and used indefinitely.

    It is the disposable alias which will help protect privacy, when submiting an email to an untrusted recipient. After all, how much privacy do we have if our fixed emails become the foundation for building and selling our marketing profiles, just as is done by gmail. We limit personal activity virtual trails by disposing of aliases for casual uses. But, unlike custom aliases, which build on our identifiable original email address,…

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    • When sending/reading an email show if the email was sent/received securely

      Gmail has this feature where we can see if it's secure or not.

      982 votes
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      • X-notifier Script for ProtonMail for Firefox?

        X-notifier is a Firefox plugin that alerts you to new email arrivals in multiple webmail accounts. The plugin already works with many popular webmail services. For new email services, an additional script must be made.

        This is the X-notifier Firefox plugin page: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/xnotifier/

        This is the current list of addon scripts: http://xnotifier.tobwithu.com/scripts.php

        This is the request page for a ProtonMail script to be added to X-notifier: http://xnotifier.tobwithu.com/dp/node/3407

        Could ProtonMail staff collaborate on creating a script?

        Or could someone reading this with the ability to create scripts help make one to add functionality for ProtonMail?

        This would also help those interested…

        774 votes
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        • Stop using JAVascript for your new onion link. JavaScript undermines the anonymity of TOR

          The name says it all really, stop using JavaScript for the onion site as it can completely undermine the security The Tor Project provides, I know for a fact there's a community that wouldn't use it due to that.

          135 votes
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          • Own PGP keys

            Add ability to upload own PGP key (normal or e.g. RSA 4096 or ECC).

            149 votes
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            • Yubikey as a second factor authentification

              That would be good to integrate a protection with Yubikey for the 2 factor authentification. https://www.yubico.com/
              Google already uses this feature for the mailbox. Facebook also accepts yubikey as the 2nd authentication factor.
              I think that as a safety-conscious company, you should make your services compatible with yubikey.

              202 votes
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              • Multi-User support for PLUS subscription

                I have a PLUS subscription with a custom domain for my 5 family members. I would like them to gain access to their email separately, but from what I understand this requires a visionary subscription. I would like to have this feature included in the PLUS subscription for up to 5 users (same number of users as email addresses).

                75 votes
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                • Proton Password Manager

                  Why not? A Password Manager from the ProtonMail?
                  Encrypted, secure, Reliable...

                  108 votes
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                  • No Data Retention, no logs, and more transparency.

                    Things that should have been here.

                    Protonmail needs to be more transparent in the same way as it is expressively transparent, when it says that its service is hosted in Switzerland.

                    Why?

                    There are things we should not ask to do as we do here on this list, ask for encrypted data where it should already have, major keys etc.

                    These things should already be in place and not be something on demand.

                    Protonmail has an easier to use interface, but that does not mean it's not as accurate in privacy as it should be.

                    *E-mail traffic log: Messages sent…

                    362 votes
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                    • Sync Calendar

                      The addition of an encrypted calendar that would sync across devices would be most welcome.

                      78 votes
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                        1 comment  ·  Admin →
                      • Option to permanently delete (unlink) aliases from ProtonMail account.

                        To protect ProtonMail user privacy and anonymity, we need an option to permanently unlink (delete) aliases from ProtonMail accounts.

                        Address counter can stay incremented, but the deleted identity (alias) should not be linked to the main account any more. Unlinked e-mail address should stay permanently disabled to prevent address recycling.

                        A 7, 14 or 30 day deletion waiting time can be implemented to prevent spammers from abusing ProtonMail aliases.

                        37 votes
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                        • Can we short the "protonmail" name?

                          Just like when Google started with the Gmail service, back then it was @googlemail, which is not so good compared with the short @gmail name.
                          What if ProtonMail stars something like "@pmail.com"?

                          560 votes
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                          • Adding a new domain such that @proton.mail

                            The .mail domain is going to be released soon. Could you add another domain such that user@proton.mail in order to make addresses shorter?

                            35 votes
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                              2 comments  ·  Dreams  ·  Admin →
                            • Add option to send a Delivery failed email

                              Add option to possibly send a delivery failed email to received emails. This would be really a great option for us to get rid of some senders.

                              198 votes
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                              • Open Source End to End Cloud Storage

                                Open Source End to End Cloud Storage just like Google Drive. Also Calender's and Reminders including Productivity and Organization Tools like Google Mail but with unlimited band-with and other privacy and security tools. I would pay 20 a month for that.

                                54 votes
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                                • 16 votes
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                                  • Dark Mail Alliance Collaboration

                                    PGP (which I refer to as Email 2.0), is great for sending encrypted messages. One of the popular requests here on Uservoice is for metadata to be encrypted in transit as well. The problem with the PGP protocol though, is that it can't encrypt the subject header, to/from/cc/bcc fields, or other metadata. PGP also can't do forward-secrecy, and if the one of the users private key is compromised, an eavesdropper can read all previous and future correspondence, instead of just future correspondence.

                                    Enter the Dark Mail Alliance, a group of representatives from email & privacy companies working on creating new,…

                                    99 votes
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                                      2 comments  ·  Dreams  ·  Admin →
                                    • Add option to save the user agent on the history logs

                                      Please add an option to optionally display and save the user agent used to access protonmail on the logs history

                                      163 votes
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                                      • I would like to see cheaper premium plans for basic users

                                        I would like to support Protonmail development with premium subscription. Current plans are however too expensive for basic users.
                                        I would only need basic functionality, with possibility to create email aliases.

                                        Or the other way around, give users possibility to opt out some current features from premium subscription with lesser money.

                                        1,316 votes
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                                          12 comments  ·  Dreams  ·  Admin →
                                        • idea to stop fishing site

                                          Add a new functionnality where in the settings you can edit a sentence that will be stored encrypted.
                                          It will only be decrypted and shown to you after your enter your login password but BEFORE you enter the mailbox password.
                                          This way if the network is compromised and you end up on a protonmail fishing site, you will only have given the login password and NOT the mailbox password.
                                          This will be especially helpfull when a tor address will be made available.

                                          139 votes
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