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  1. "Accounts that are inactive for over 3 months may be automatically deleted." Please consider altering that policy.

    "Accounts that are inactive for over 3 months may be automatically deleted."
    Please consider altering that policy. Three months is way too short a time!

    Why not 1-2 or more years instead of 3 months?

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    • Local currencies with country-based pricing

      It costs the average Russian nearly two day's wages to pay for ProtonMail Visionary. It costs the average German just over two hours.

      Average wages vary drastically throughout the world, which is why large international companies like Spotify accomodate poorer nations. The same Spotify premium plan is equiv to USD 18.42 in Denmark compared to USD 4.50 in Argentina. This opens up their market to a global audience who would otherwise be unable to afford their service.

      So what can we do to prevent someone in Switzerland paying for ProtonMail in Mexican Pesos?

      Global issuer identification numbers: the first six…

      124 votes
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        3 comments  ·  Dreams  ·  Admin →
      • *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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        • Ability to choose which identity to keep when going back to a free plan.

          Please add the feature to allow paid users to decide which identity they get to keep if they return to the free plan.

          I signed up with a protonmail.ch address but found myself mostly giving people my protonmail.com address. I want to go back to a free plan now but not being able to change my primary identity to the .com address is a problem.

          147 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).

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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…

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              • Litecoin Payment

                Please accept Litecoin as a payment method for premium accounts and donations. While Bitcoin is a great investment asset, for normal low level payments below multiple-thousand level, Litecoin is much better. Bitcoin transaction fees are already around $5. Currently Litecoin fees are around $0.05 or 5 cents. Even the advent of lightning networks on Bitcoin will not make Bitcoin cheaper since Litecoin will also have Lightning network payments and channel costs will be 100x more expensive on Bitcoin.

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                • Recycle usernames that were barely used/ created and deleted quickly

                  Recycle usernames that were only used for a short period before being deleted.

                  On a lot of websites common usernames are used up by people who sign up to try the service out and just delete the account.

                  Please consider making these usernames available once again.

                  38 votes
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                    1 comment  ·  New Features  ·  Admin →
                  • Own PGP keys

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

                    438 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.

                      525 votes
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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.

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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.

                          246 votes
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                          • Sync Calendar

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

                            400 votes
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                            • Allow to use username other than an email address.

                              f.e.

                              email: support@protonmail.ch

                              username: somerandomname
                              password: somerandompass

                              So it will be impossibile to login with email address.

                              63 votes
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                              • Yubikey / FIDO U2F Support for Two Factor Authentication

                                Although convenient, a cellular phone is not the most secure method of 2 Factor Authentication. Even more so, it is more likely to be stolen than a Physical 2 Factor device such as a Yubikey. I propose support for FIDO U2F which in turn would support physical 2 Factor devices that support this standard such as Yubikeys.

                                Lastpass and Google both support these standards. If you truly want to become the encrypted version of Gmail as it has been said in the past, you need to be competitive with googles security standards.

                                83 votes
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                                • Choose the language for "Protonmail encrypted email notification" for external users when sending a message

                                  Many external users don't speak or understand english, so when they receive the Protonmail encrypted email notification, many of them are tempted to ignore it.
                                  I'm a french guy, and most of my contacts don't speak english, so even "decrypt" (in fact, translate) the english email notification is difficult for them !
                                  Same thing for the "online" message, once recipient has entered the password to access the message, the web page containing the message is in english, it would be great that this page appears in the language selected at the moment the message was sent.
                                  ... because using Protonmail…

                                  23 votes
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                                  • Add a mastodon server

                                    Mastodon, a free, open-source federated social network, based on the GNUsocial spec.

                                    Mastodon's decentralized approach creates a social networking experience that pairs well with email, using the format `username@server.domain` for accounts.

                                    One of the primary concerns about adoption in Mastodon is that the operator of a server has access to user's private data; this seems like a good opportunity for Protonmail to extend the abilities provided under the blanket of customer trust already established, to create a *secure* endpoint for the social media network.

                                    Also, I'd like nothing better than for my Mastodon handle to be, simply, my…

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                                      1 comment  ·  New Features  ·  Admin →
                                    • Proton branded Messenger

                                      Perfect secure Messenger with end2end inscription. Why not make 2in1: mail+chat - simple but great idea! User ID is like JID user@pmail.com or user@pm.me :) Would be awesome! Thanks!

                                      21 votes
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                                      • Proton Password Manager

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

                                        273 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?

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