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If you use Gmail, know that "human third parties" are reading your email boingboing.net/2018/07/03/if-y

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Could be. IF you signed up for a service and have it permissions to... Bad enough, though, if you thought ONLY machines could read it!

For secure, use actual postal mail (no one messes with the IRS or the Postmaster General!)

I wish there was a much easier way to send and receive encrypted email.

@boingboingbot did not read link, but basically it's of course an API as any other web mail service could offer. You can criticize their authentication dialog or so, but basically nothing special and can totally be used for some useful things.

@boingboingbot caveat: Article is talking about companies who trick you into giving them an OAuth for your gmail account, but doesn't seem to realize that