Short 2 cents on reasons to use ProtonMail:
- end2end encryption of emails (where applicable)
- message expiry
- encrypted mailbox
- useful content services (like tradepub.com) accept it as bussiness email
- used in Mr. Robot (if you're into mainstream hacking stuff, to each his own...)
Dear ProtonMail Community,
2016 has been a year of tremendous progress for ProtonMail and we want to share with you some of our recent updates, along with our vision for the future.
In case you have not been following our blog or social media, here is some exciting news:
Paid accounts launched in February
Includes premium features such as support for custom domains, additional aliases/addresses, and up to 20GB of storage
ProtonMail opened to the public in March
No more waiting list! Invite your friends & family to create accounts instantly: https://protonmail.com/signup
Over half a million new users in the past several months!
Free iOS/Android mobile apps launched globally in March
ProtonMail is now the highest rated email application!
Some interesting new features include:
Private data self-destruct for iOS and Android
Custom filters (launched for Visionary paid plans, available for all soon)
Behind the scenes, we have also scaled and improved our infrastructure to provide even more reliable secure email to our community of millions of users. Our team has also expanded, including more customer support staff to ensure quicker help for paid account users.
Looking forward, we will continue to improve our core email encryption technology and add new features such as two factor authentication, improved contacts with mailing lists, and paid plans for small and medium businesses that can support multiple users!
We are committed to providing privacy to the entire world and we believe that continuing to provide free accounts for all is crucial for our mission. In order for ProtonMail to continue to develop and operate at the highest standards, financial support from the community is vital. The best way to support our mission is by upgrading to a paid plan, making a donation, or simply spreading the word about ProtonMail.
Your continuous support over the past couple years has taken ProtonMail further than anybody ever imagined. We are here to serve the community and we look forward to improving ProtonMail with your support!
The ProtonMail Team