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Is the POP3 email protocol insecure (even with TLS)?

Is the POP3 email protocol insecure (even with TLS)? [more inside]
posted by epimorph on Jun 14, 2012 - 16 answers

Making the wifi-->landline connection

I often work during the day in libraries or coffee shops with wifi but I'm too cheap to buy a cell phone. I have a laptop and a recent ipod touch. What are some clever ways I can contact my wife at home when I have something time-sensitive I need to share? [more inside]
posted by craniac on Oct 27, 2010 - 19 answers

Mr. Postman, look and see, is there a client, a client for me?

I really like the gmail interface and the way it's organized, but I also like having a desktop mail client to manage multiple accounts. Is there a sollution that lets me have it both ways? [more inside]
posted by Jon_Evil on May 12, 2010 - 11 answers

Business e-mail hosting; who, why, what and where!

Help me find a reliable business e-mail hosting provider. [more inside]
posted by jaffacakerhubarb on Apr 6, 2010 - 8 answers

Why hasn't a new version of POP3 been developed?

Why is the POP3 mail protocol so slow and why hasn't a new version of POP been developed that fixes the speed problem? I'm pretty sure that it would be far faster to just download a compressed file containing all the messages and then unzip it and parse it locally. POP3 is fine when you keep up with your mail, but leave for a week and come back and I end up waiting quite a while to get all the mail downloaded.
posted by HappyEngineer on Nov 3, 2009 - 13 answers

Recommend a cheap, reliable email hosting service

I'm looking to find a new email provider. My web host - NFS.net - don't offer this service yet, so I'm casting my net over a wider area. [more inside]
posted by Solomon on Feb 25, 2009 - 16 answers

blogging via iphone = win

I need an alternative to Gmail that does pop3 without SSL, and won't expire after so many days of inactivity. [more inside]
posted by almostmanda on Dec 18, 2008 - 7 answers

How do I get my work POP3 account at home to have the same content (emails) as my work computer in Outlook?

How do I get my work POP3 account at home to have the same content (emails) as my work computer in Outlook? [more inside]
posted by Mr_Crazyhorse on Nov 2, 2008 - 6 answers

Receiving Google Apps mail in Outlook 2000

I'm having a great deal of trouble receiving my University email in Outlook 2000. My University uses Google Apps, which allows me to use Gmail as my webmail service, but does not assign me a Google or Gmail account. The domain of my email address is myuniversity.edu, not gmail.com. For this reason, Outlook does not recognize the username and password that I use to log into my email (through my university's website). I have tried following gmail's tutorial (complicated by the fact that they don't offer one for Outlook 2000) with no success. I've tried reporting my incoming mail server as both pop.gmail.com and pop.myuniversity.edu. Any ideas? Did I miss any important info?
posted by i_am_a_fiesta on Sep 23, 2008 - 10 answers

Mismarried Mac, Mac, Mac

How can I sync, and keep in sync, my Powerbook G4 (tiger) & Mac Mini (leopard)? [more inside]
posted by prophetsearcher on Dec 20, 2007 - 9 answers

ASP VBScript Email question

How can I do a simple logon to a POP3 account using ASP/VBScript? [more inside]
posted by gatorbiddy on Sep 17, 2007 - 6 answers

How can I export my Google Talk "Chats" from Gmail?

How can I export my Google Talk "Chats" from Gmail? [more inside]
posted by hoverboards don't work on water on May 8, 2007 - 6 answers

Script to copy from pop3 to IMAP?

Is there a perl/shellscripted way to automatically check a pop3 account and copy new messages directly into a specified IMAP folder? I've already set up a "forwarding rule" that sort of does this, but if there's a more direct way to accomplish it, that would be cool...
posted by idontlikewords on Oct 31, 2006 - 4 answers

Wot no SMTP?!

How do employees of a new start-up send email (from their home PCs) which appears to come from employee@companyxyz.com? [more inside]
posted by freston on Aug 14, 2006 - 14 answers

freeware pop3 forwarding?

Cheapest (free?) and best way to forward email from a dedicated Windows 2003 server? [more inside]
posted by Edible Energy on Jun 23, 2006 - 5 answers

What linux distro should I use to replace an old Exchange server?

What Linux distro should i use to replace an old exchange 5.5 sever and just provide pop3/smtp services [more inside]
posted by daveyt on Apr 7, 2006 - 10 answers

thunderbird and gmail.

I need a little help with Thunderbird/OSX/Gmail. [more inside]
posted by craniac on Sep 27, 2005 - 10 answers

Cheap POP3 Email Service?

Looking for recommendations for free/cheap imap or pop3 mail services... [more inside]
posted by carterk on Aug 16, 2005 - 13 answers

How to POP an Exchange 2k3 server using Outlook

I need to allow a few people to access our mail server using Outlook from outside the building. They use OWA yet do not like having to use a web page to do this (yeah, I know...). I thought of setting up POP3 but am not sure what ports I need to open on the firewall (110, 25 do not seem to cut it). What is the functional difference between POP3 and IMAP and is either one better/easier to setup? (File folder sharing would be an optional objective). Microsoft's KB system sucks...any other useful articles out there?
posted by SparkyPine on Aug 2, 2005 - 11 answers

How do I get email from my domain host without spending more $$?

I have a domain name "x" hosted by Cedant and get lots of email there. I also have qwest.net dsl service at home. I want to get my domain name email in outlook express at home. I know to do this I need access to a POP3 server from Qwest.net (right?). Qwest wants an extra $20 a month over the $50 I pay for DSL for this (thieves!) How can I get the mail from my domain host to my outlook express for free (ie is there a free POP3 server or something that allows me to bypass Qwest and the $20 shakedown?)
posted by limitedpie on May 6, 2005 - 18 answers

POP3 E-mail Forwarding?

I have two pop3 e-mail accounts (ISP and university), and I want to automatically forward all mail I receive in these accounts to my Gmail address. Is there a way to do this? [more inside]
posted by kaufmajm on Apr 21, 2005 - 4 answers

3rd party POP3

Say you've got a domain and a server, but the account didn't come with any POP3 setup. Assuming you're not going to abandon that hosting provider for one reason or another, what's the best 3rd party POP account provider? And is this a huge headache?
posted by paul_smatatoes on Dec 12, 2004 - 8 answers

Accessing Clogged Email

I've got a disused email account that I haven't used for about a year. I used to get quite a bit of spam, so I imagine it's clogged. For reasons to tedious to explain, I think an email I need to read has been mistakenly sent there. When I try to log on (via a POP3 server, which is the only option) my email program crashes. Are there any programs which do a good job of accessing clogged accounts?
posted by ascullion on Sep 18, 2004 - 12 answers

I'm looking for a cheap pop3 mail for my .be-domain

E-mail problem: I'm looking for a cheap pop3 mail for my .be-domain. [MI] [more inside]
posted by NekulturnY on Sep 8, 2004 - 5 answers

How do I convert from POP3 to IMAP in Outlook 2003?

I'm running Outlook 2003 (I have to! Not a choice!) and I need to now convert from POP3 to IMAP seamlessly. It seems like whenever I try to do it my old e-mail is in the Personal Folder section and it creates a new IMAP folder. This is unacceptable! I want everything to look generally like it is, and do it without exporting a PST and reimporting and all such nonsense. [more inside]
posted by geoff. on Jun 3, 2004 - 3 answers

ADA-Compliant Webmail

I need to find an ADA-compliant webmail interface. I'd prefer a free option that will allow POP3 and (preferrably) IMAP access. Hotmail is not an option since they no longer allow access to external POP boxes and Yahoo is out because of spam. Any suggestions?
posted by answergrape on Jan 20, 2004 - 2 answers

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