[tor-talk] SimpleMail

Elysius elysius at lelantos.org
Fri Nov 15 04:16:39 UTC 2013

In addition, you will need to check for DNS leaks, since the e-mail
client will do a MX host lookup for each recipient's e-mail domain.


On 11/15/13 02:18, Missouri Anglers wrote:
> I suppose the best way to test this is to send myself an email using "simple Mail" and then run the headers through something like SPAMCOP.NET and see if there is a trace of my ip address/ISP found.
> I am not really tech enough to go much beyond that.
> Is there something else I can do to test this?
> On Thu, 14 Nov 2013 19:22:47 -0600
> Joe Btfsplk <joebtfsplk at gmx.com> wrote:
>> On 11/14/2013 5:27 PM, Missouri Anglers wrote:
>>> Has the security of "Simple Mail" been discussed yet?
>>> If so, can someone tell me where I can find the past discussions?
>>> If not,   Simple Mail is a mail client add on for Firefox. It allows you to get notified, read and write messages for multiple email accounts "inside" Firefox. Does it maintain the privacy associated with the TOR Firefox browser?
>> Maybe others have direct experience w/ it.  The general problem w/ many 
>> extensions, plugins, even clients - is they don't "follow the rules" of 
>> staying w/in the Tor network AND not revealing data that may leak your 
>> identity / location.
>> It's a case by case basis, but for Tor, most don't use extensions / 
>> plugins - for email - like you're talking.  They're not developed w/ 
>> extreme anonymity in mind.  Not that they don't work for general, non 
>> anonymous use.
>> You want what everyone does - ultimate convenience & high anonymity.  
>> They rarely exist together.
>> You can search the archives of Tor-talk for previous discussions.
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