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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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    • snooze and send later

      in gmail some extensions let you snooze a received email (it comes back to inbox at a certain date), or send it later (it creates an outbox folder or label). would you include that?

      216 votes
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      • Increased space (2GB) for FREE accounts

        I would like to have either 1 or 2 GB of storage space for the Free Account!

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          under review  ·  51 comments  ·  Dreams  ·  Admin →
        • Ability to use keybase.io keys for PGP mail

          Many people have keybase.io accounts and already use those keys for encrypted mail. It would be lovely to have a feature that allows you to pull in those keys for sending encrypted mail through Protonmail.

          334 votes
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            under review  ·  4 comments  ·  Dreams  ·  Admin →
          • Duress Password

            A password which can be entered in times of coercion to reveal the mailbox password. When used a security mechanism (eg. wiping the mailbox) can be employed

            216 votes
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            • Mobile app for Jolla's Sailfish OS

              Hi,

              Protonmail is a great service, but protecting your emails is still not enough to guarantee privacy. Considering that Google openly admits it is capitalizing on all the data stored in our Android devices, and that Apple or BlackBerry simply do not communicate on the data that they collect, protecting our privacy will require more than encrypted emails.

              A new smartphone software company focused on software has been launched by former Nokia employees: Jolla (http://jolla.com/). It is focused on data privacy, and wishes to become an alternative to Android. It has already shipped a smartphone and a tablet.

              180 votes
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                under review  ·  5 comments  ·  Dreams  ·  Admin →
              • Blackberry App

                Blackberry App

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                • "Keep me logged in" option

                  I really like ProtonMail and use it as my primary mailing service. But one of the most tedious things about it is having to enter the two passwords every time i want to check my e-mail.

                  ProtonMail keeps logging me out after a few seconds/minutes of closing its tab, so i now have to keep a tab open in order to continuously check my e-mail. Furthermore, i'm using long passwords (in conjunction with Keepass) for more security, so it's not easy to type my passwords every few minutes.

                  I use ProtonMail on my desktop home computer, so there's no danger…

                  203 votes
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                  • Possibility to download all attachments at once and compressed

                    Dear ProtonMail team and dear all,
                    As a Thunderbird and Apple Mail user, I find very practical the possibility to save all the attachments at once (most often as a *.zip file). Do you think compressing multiple attachments is doable on your servers? Or would it be possible to have a function to download all the files at once (for people who forget to zip/compress it first when they send them)?
                    Thanks a lot for your hard work and incredible service so far!

                    87 votes
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                    • Ability to HIDE emails and only access them from a special link

                      The ability for users to hide certain emails and leave them inaccessible without a special link and/or password. This would make hiding important emails much safer should your account become compromised by a third party. They would not only need to know your login plus your mailbox, but a third mailbox password and the specific link to the folder. I know, I think it sounds like a lot of work, but it seems like a good idea. Does it not?

                      13 votes
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                      • BlackBerry 10 (Hub) integration

                        ProtonMail and BlackBerry would be the winning combination, how do we integrate them?,

                        201 votes
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                        • Encryption of all metadata

                          If Protonmail is to be serious about privacy, I don't understand why all metadata isn't kept solely in encrypted form. I just signed up for Scryptmail and any data is kept in encrypted form, unreadable for any third party.

                          I don't see why it would be necessary to keep for instance the senders or subject titles in encrypted form when Protonmail doesn't support POP3 or IMAP.

                          The problem is that otherwise e-mail is inherently insecure, because if for instance a governmental entity wants to see your account, while they won't have access to the content of your e-mails, they can…

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                            We have given this quite a bit of thought, but at the present moment, it is not clear the advantages would outweigh the disadvantages.

                            The biggest problem is search. Encrypting all metadata would break metadata search entirely on the web client as there is still no efficient way to handle search of encrypted data within a browser.

                            Secondly, metadata encryption’s value from a privacy standpoint is also somewhat dubious. Because we ultimately must deliver the message to the recipient, we must know who the recipient is. At the current time, there still isn’t any proven and viable way to work around this.

                            Metadata encryption is an area of continued research for us, and when the opportunity arises and the technology for doing this matures, we will definitely implement it in ProtonMail.

                          • 28 votes
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                              under review  ·  1 comment  ·  New Features  ·  Admin →
                            • Manual "Expire" (Self-Destruct) Button

                              Manual "Expire" (Self-Destruct) Button allows the user to manually expire an email at any time or expire a self-destruct link before the expiration time.

                              As it is, let's say your recipient received your private link and read the message one hour after you sent it, but the self-destruct time was set for 48 hours. The email link will still be accessible until the expiration time. A manual Expire button would resolve that.

                              52 votes
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                                under review  ·  1 comment  ·  New Features  ·  Admin →
                              • Undo last action

                                After each inbox action such as "delete" or "archive", allow to undo the action.

                                65 votes
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                                • Tool to export/save the private key

                                  So we can use it in other OpenPGP systems. Eg. for signing files.

                                  177 votes
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                                  • In the labels drop-down menu, provide the check-box for 'Also mark as Read option'.

                                    In the labels drop-down menu, provide the check-box for 'Also mark as Read option'. This way one can apply label and mark the multiple mails as read.

                                    55 votes
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                                    • A select all feature similar to G-Mail

                                      There is currently a select feature for a whole page, but instead of just one page (Kind of tedious if you have a lot of emails), either make the pages infinite depending on email count, or a select all feature.

                                      13 votes
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                                      • server-less email hosting

                                        Take a look at ZeroNetwork (https://zeronet.io/) and consider the existence of a server less ProtonMail system connected to secure social media and webbrowsing experience. What people dreamed TOR could provide, but in a better looking interface, truly secure and redundant storage.

                                        10 votes
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                                        • Fingerprint/ Image Login Password

                                          Fingerprint/ Image Login Password

                                          20 votes
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