It was just a matter of time

@protonmail ... Dude, why do you do this? I had plans for the weekend! I can't be setting up my own mail server like that out of the blue

@Fkrauss @protonmail

Arg! This is what happens with every centralized service eventually.

I ran my own Zimbra email server for several years on a VPS. It is not for the faint of heart. Spam is a difficult problem for an individual to manage on their own.

@Fkrauss In this case, Proton received a legally binding order from Swiss authorities which we are obligated to comply with. There was no possibility to appeal this particular request. More details here:

@protonmail just because the mafiosi have a paper full of scribbles called constitution and a wide ranging gang of thugs doesn't make it justifiable.

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