In Praise of the Private Email Server

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Media Outlet: Slate

Nat Meysenburg wrote for Slate about how a private email server could be a smart choice for the average citizen.

For years, I’ve been trying to convince people that there is value in having an email server in your closet. But few seemed to really get it, so I often found myself wishing for a high-profile example to illustrate why it is a good idea. That wish has, in a way, come true: The casual news consumer has had the pleasure of hearing about a “private email server” quite a lot over the past year.


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Nat Meysenburg is a technologist at the Open Technology Institute who works on building and maintaining systems with privacy, security and freedom in mind.