Hi, I’m Sparrow22. I don’t want to be tracked 100% of the time. I want to be free to call it as I see it and to assemble my own truths about the world today. I’m happy to have an account here and an inbox based simply on my story. If anyone can suggest an email provider or help me out with an invite, it would be much appreciated. I won’t spam or incite violence or anything with my email account.

The title is linked to my blog which was thankfully free to setup, even if the host does seem to mostly have spam otherwise.

-S

Edit: I now have an XMPP account, DM me for it.

Edit2: Still no luck on an email address. It seems bots have poisoned the well. Some services say to reach out for an invite but you have to reach out via email! Will have to look for a lemmy presence for one of these things.

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IIRC ProtonMail doesn’t need a phone number or recovery email to open an account. Might be what you need

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This isn’t what happened for me. They wanted an email confirmation so it’s rather chicken and egg. Maybe tutanota will work as an initial provider then i can get a protonmail. It seems these services have their ideas about which are acceptable for what.

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I created protonmail with temporary email, (fakermail.com), or with recaptcha (works with VPN but not with TOR.

@sparrow22
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For some reason it won’t load a temporary email over Tor, which I’m going to insist on since there’s no rush.

@yangJ20002
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Proton requires phone number for users signing up over Tor

@sparrow22
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It’s fine. Email is not the most important thing in the world. Writefreely and lemmy are probably enough to start but I still have leads.

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Protonmail needs your IP. If you want to open an account via tor or (proton)vpn (i haven’t checked others), then you still need to provide another mail or phone number

@obbeel
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I just want to own my body and my ideas, I really am not asking for much.

If you say: ‘but all the ideas you have come from information you got from other people.’, I will still say: ‘I want to own my ideas and I’m not asking for much.’

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A body is a liability in the market of ideas. Let’s open up a free market for ideas where the good stuff, supported by reason and evidence, reaches all buyers at a reasonable price!

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protonmail mail is very good, but if you plan to break a federal law, protonmail will give your emails and date to the feds. The more private email is tutanota, however, it is harder to use.
You can set up a free account on either one. Tutanota also has an ugly, but easy calendar that you can use to send reminders to you. For about 2 months I used it - until I got Nextcloud and synced that with a calendar. I think you can use gpg to encrypt an attached file to send in an email, too. I recently tested it out a tiny bit - not enough, though. I am not recommending gpg, though, as I am not sure it is the best kind. it was quick and easy for me on Linux and that was the ONLY reason I chose gpg encryption. I don’t think I needed a phone number for tutanota or protonmail. Another option for less private things is the Russian-based Google-like alternative called yandex. I needed no phone number (just select SKIP) to get an email, it comes with 10GB of drive/disk space, is free. But, because they allow you to use their version of Microsoft Suite, I’d guess they have a close relationship with the USA, so I wouldn’t advice using it for anything extremely private. It still is better than gmail, in my opinion, and you may be able to use it just once as a disposable account. You can use Talkatone for free phone calls, but it doesn’t work very well sometimes. I needed an email account. I may’ve used yandex for that. idk.

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I tried Yandex but I think since I’m using Tor they limited my account and asked for SMS. ProtonMail required email confirmation from another email so it’s rather chicken and egg. Some systems work on an invite principle so that could work, or maybe to request an account with an appeal in text. Finally, if spam is the issue paying with some crypto might be possible.

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are you with convoy movement?

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I support ending the federal tracking app requirement for re-entry into Canada but vaccine mandates are more complex. In the long term I suspect human bodies are going to need shots to be able to withstand whatever biotech might produce. Vaccines are useful human technology that require coordination for maximum effect, but I believe that coordination should come through education, certainly not violence. Whether denial of employment would count as force is an open question.

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whatever biotech might produce

you got that part right!

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Aww @Voz@lemmy.ml hope you see a real person someday soon. I feel welcome and starting to like it here. This is going to be fun methinks.

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