Email Services

Proton Mail

Free & Paid

Desktop & Mobile

Proton Mail is built by scientists and engineers who met at CERN. A user friendly interface backed by end-to-end encryption with an anonymous sign up process makes this the go to email for security and privacy.

It's based in Switzerland which maintains strict privacy laws. User data is impossible to access, so don't lose your password. They don't log your IP address either.

  • Desktop and Mobile
  • Open Source Encryption
  • Zero Access to User Data
  • Anonymous Sign-up

Tutonata

Free

Desktop & Mobile

Based in Germany, Tutanota is built by a team of engineers committed to privacy. They offer free and paid services with a promise to always offer a free service.

They also provide truly anonymous sign-ups which means that you never give any personal information to get an account.

  • Open Source
  • End to End Encryption
  • Desktop and Mobile
  • Anonymous Sign-up

CTemplar

Free & Paid

Desktop & Mobile

Based in Iceland, a country with the strictest privacy laws, CTemplar boasts a comparable service to Proton Mail. They allow anonymous sign-up and don't log IP addresses. It comes with a very nice UI as well.

Iceland has no data sharing agreements with other countries, a legal avenue that would allow other countries to request a users data.

  • Anonymous Sign-up
  • Open Source Encryption
  • Zero Access to User Data

Countermail

Paid

Desktop & Andriod

Based in Sweden, Counter Mail saves your emails on CD-ROMS to prevent data leaks. They also offer a USB-Hardware Key feature for another layer of security.

  • Encrypted with OpenPGP
  • Diskless Storage
  • Browser Based

Mail Fence

Free & Paid

Desktop & Mobile

Based in Belgian, Mail Fence is a suite of email, calendars, documents and contacts. It has a great application interface and comes with the standard security features.

  • Encrypted with OpenPGP
  • Ad-Free
  • Desktop and Mobile
  • Transparent Reporting

Posteo

Paid

Desktop & Mobile

Posteo is based in Germany, is ad-free and offers many of the same features common to secure email: anonymous sign-up and end to end encryption all for 1 euro a month.

Posteo publishes a transparency report that lists all the requests made by the government for user data, a leader in the German telecommunications industry. They also are powered by sustainable green energy!

  • Anonymous Sign-Up
  • 1 Euro/Month, Pay Anonymously
  • Calendar and Address Book

Runbox

Paid

Desktop & Mobile

Based in Norway, Runbox runs their servers with hydropower. Runbox is a paid service, but the cheap tier starts at $20/Annually.

  • Encrypted with OpenPGP
  • Cheap Plans
  • Desktop and Mobile

Hushmail

Paid

Desktop & Mobile

Based in Canada, Hushmail provides secure email services to industries and corporations but they do offer a personal account for $50.

Hushmail has an awesome user interface and is aimed at less technical users. Does not allow anonymous sign-up.

  • Encrypted with OpenPGP
  • Ad-Free
  • Desktop and Mobile