By running nothing more complex than a script on your completely fresh Ubuntu 14.04 machine, @JoshData's Mail-in-a-Box allows you instantly create your own mail server, calendar, address book and more, all easily accessible by mobile phone.
Mass electronic surveillance by governments revealed over the last year has spurred a new movement to re-decentralize the web: to empower individuals to be their own service providers again.
Although the core protocol of email, SMTP, is completely decentralized, in practice email has become highly centralized because it is so damn difficult to implement the dozens of modern protocols that surround it.
[...] I’ve been running my own mail server for 15 years and am tired of feeling like the last hold-out. So join me.
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