Nowadays, we use our email address for everything, from simple messages between family members or colleagues to important data containing bank accounts, personal information and so forth. Considering that earlier this year the US National Security Agency (NSA) was caught snooping around on millions of Americans through telecommunications networks and massive data, more and more people are searching for non-US based email providers and phone calls.
The American agency was allegedly helped by major companies, like Google, Yahoo, Apple, Microsoft, Facebook, Skype and others, because they have their servers situated in USA. Due to the lack of strong privacy laws, it is said that every data that is collected and stored on a server from USA can be used by government agencies, including FBI, CIA and DEA.
The situation is so worse, that encrypted email service provider Lavabit, the one which was used by Edward Snowden to leak NSA documents, shut down abruptly. That’s why, more and more people are searching for alternatives outside USA with stronger and clearer laws regarding security and data privacy. In order to come into your help we made the following with the best non-US email providers.