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- a Free and open source privacy focused email client

Subject: mailpile is an e-mail client
From: Mailpile Team <>
To: The Internet :-)

Mailpile is an e-mail client!
Mailpile is a search engine and a personal webmail server.
Mailpile is an easy way to encrypt your e-mail.
Mailpile is software you run yourself, on your own computer.

Mailpile is an effort to reclaim private communication on the Internet. A project to rescue our personal lives from the proprietary cloud and prevent our conversations from being strip-mined for corporate profit and government surveillance. Mailpile is taking e-mail back.

Born out of a belief that everyone deserves privacy and respect, Mailpile aims to provide an answer to the question: "How can I protect my privacy online?"

Mailpile is a big job, but we are making steady progress. Please feel welcome to read about our work so far, browse our source code or check out our community. If you like what you see, maybe you can lend a hand!

Thanks and welcome,
    - Bjarni & the team

mailpile at a glance

100% Free & Open Source Software

Open Source means anyone can audit Mailpile's code to verify it works as intended.
It also means anyone can fix a bug or add a feature, and the entire community will benefit.

Designing for freedom
The Mission to Decentralize the Internet
The New Yorker
E-mail not as private you think
Open Sourcers Pitch Secure Email in Dark Age of PRISM
A Pro-Privacy, Open Source Webmail Project
Crowdfunding a secure, private email client
Cory Doctorow

Our Community

Mailpile exists because of our wonderful community of supporters. To honor them, we've created a thank you page dedicated to all the people who donated to our crowd funding campaign- without them this whole thing never would have gotten off the ground. Thank you, sincerely!