View Poll Results: Would you purchase secure email?
Yes, I would pay between 4 and 12 dollars per month. 3 23.08%
No, I have good luck with free mail 9 69.23%
I would use Microsoft Outlook if it was a free option 4 30.77%
I need Blackberry or Mindoes CE support 3 23.08%
I would like a personalized account that denotes a club affiliation 3 23.08%
I use email while camping 5 38.46%
I would like to have automatic contact lists with other members in my club 4 30.77%
I worry about email security 2 15.38%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 13. You may not vote on this poll

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 09-30-2007, 03:29 PM   #1
3 Rivet Member
jacarape's Avatar
2006 25' Safari
orlando , New Mexico, Utah, Colorado
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 154
Email security, would you pay for an account?

Here is a questoin for mobile emailer.

As internet fraud and identity thef becomes more and more prevalent, would you pay for more secure email?

I ask as I use my corproate account that is a Microsoft Exchange Server. The Server is kept patch current and includes anti-spam and virus protection. I use my work account at times for internet purchases and online banking transactions and secure (encrypted) correspondance.

Would you be willing to pay for secure email?

How much?

Would you want Blackberry or Windows CE support?

As a vendor, would you like a trusted contact method for business use?

I'm a true bum, working less and living longer.

WBCCI #3841
jacarape is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-01-2007, 08:20 PM   #2
3 Rivet Member
jacarape's Avatar
2006 25' Safari
orlando , New Mexico, Utah, Colorado
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 154
Why I posted this poll

Hi streamers.

I posted this poll for a semi retirement project. I thought it woulkd be interesting to "offer" secure email accounts to members of the WBCCI. I have also registered the qualified domain name in anticipatoin of some interest.

My view would be all members that opted in would get a 2 gig account with a name like, or something like that, the members name and wbcci number. I see members collaborating easier, with online folders, each region with it's own domain, or there are many different ways to set set up where it would be usefull. The part that is important to me, is security. I cringe at sending emails through free services with account data.

Ok, thanks for looking and see you on the road.

I'm a true bum, working less and living longer.

WBCCI #3841
jacarape is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-01-2007, 08:38 PM   #3
More than one rivet loose
thecatsandi's Avatar

Currently Looking...
Los Alamos , New Mexico
Join Date: Feb 2006
Posts: 3,756
What are you calling secure email? Secure server? secure path?
Right now I am doing pretty good.

My ISP has virus blocking and well as SPAM bocking. Only email addresses I apporved get through. My path: protect if I wish. I use open VPN which encrypts all traffic. I use it especially if I am using a pulbic WI-FI hotspot.

Is that what you are talking about?
Michelle TAC MT-0
Sarah, Snowball

Looking for a 1962 Flying Cloud

thecatsandi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-01-2007, 10:22 PM   #4
2 Rivet Member
grantb4's Avatar
2005 22' Safari
San Juan Capistrano , California
Join Date: Nov 2005
Posts: 85
You can sign up with a program like Postini - Secured. Prepared. Productive – archive email, filtering, encryption and spam filter solutions (now a part of google) which pre-filters your email for spam and viruses before it gets to your computer. Many of the big ISP's offer this too, but I found them generally more annoying that Postini. Postini is not perfect either, but it should keep you relatively spam free and totally virus free (unless you pick one up while web surfing). It's $4 a month.
grantb4 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-01-2007, 10:59 PM   #5
VAC President
Buttercup's Avatar
1977 27' Overlander
1954 25' Cruiser
1990 34.5' Airstream 345
VC Highlands , Nevada
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 2,149
Send a message via Skype™ to Buttercup
Actually, my Thunderbird does a fairly nice job of removing spam and alerting me to spoofs. I submit spam to KnujON - a reporting service that works to shut down spammers.
I would have no need for any secure mail. I will say that secure mail is a relative thing - My mail at work is supposed to be secure but get spammed all the time and I don't even use it for personal reasons so I know that my corporate email address has no footprint.
Buttercup's Web Site. WBCCI #17330, 11281 & 7830. VAC Past President, TAC NV-2 & NV-3
Buttercup is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Getting my own account! Alumatube Member Introductions 19 03-02-2007 10:44 AM
Is this too much to pay? lebolewis Axles 8 06-08-2006 07:57 PM
Clean out your PM account~ 53flyingcloud Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 3 12-07-2003 12:12 AM

Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by the Airstream, Inc. or any of its affiliates. Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:10 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.