Seven years ago, we started building Tutanota, an encrypted email service
with a strong focus on security, privacy and open source. Long before the
Snowden revelations, we felt there was a need for easy-to-use encryption that
allow everyone to communicate online without being snooped upon.
As developers, we know how easy it is to spy on email that travels through the
web. Email, with its federated setup is great, and that's why it has
become the main form of online communication and still is. However, from a
security perspective, the federated setup is troublesome—to say the