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Re: pop client for postfix.

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  • Mikael Bak
    ... If the information in an email is sensible, then it should be encrypted. If sensible information is transfered unencrypted then stored for a while
    Message 1 of 11 , Nov 13, 2012
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      On 11/12/2012 05:55 PM, John Hinton wrote:
      > A really good use for POP is for more sensitive email situations, such
      > as legal, medical or financial. Some of our users want it 'off' the
      > server soonest. But yes, IMAP is more the standard these days. We allow
      > either using Dovecot. POP is faster, after a mailbox gets large. POP
      > reduces online storage use and is easier to back up. There are
      > advantages for some users and all administrators. So, to me, long live
      > POP but we do encourage our users to set up their accounts using IMAP.
      >

      If the information in an email is sensible, then it should be encrypted.
      If sensible information is transfered unencrypted then stored for a
      while unencrypted on a server storage, then you can't really know who
      has had access to it, can you?

      Cheers,
      Mikael
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