How can Tutanota, ProtonMail and Hushmail all claim to provide privacy when they only allow privacy-incompatible payment options?

I’m attempting to register an e-mail account without destroying my privacy. The reason is simply that one is necessary to be able to register on a different service (web host for my new, very non-shady business venture).
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Ex-Yahoo employee avoids jail, despite hacking 6000 accounts, and stealing nude photos and videos

A former employee of Yahoo has been sentenced and ordered to pay a fine after exploiting his privileged access to hack into the personal accounts of thousands of Yahoo users, in his hunt for naked photographs and videos of young women.
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TikTok Privacy Concerns, macOS Ransomware, Bad Passwords

In episode 128 for July 6th 2020: In episode 128 for July 6th 2020: New TikTok privacy concerns, the rise of macOS ransomware, and details on new research about bad password choices. ** Links mentioned on the show ** Family Safety and Security with And… Continue reading TikTok Privacy Concerns, macOS Ransomware, Bad Passwords

How can it be possible to register an anonymous e-mail account when even Tutanota blocks every registration attempt when using Tor? [closed]

The one single free e-mail account service which doesn’t force "phone verification" (and is even remotely trustworthy/stable) still in existence in mid-2020 is Tutanota. However, every single time I try to register an account wit… Continue reading How can it be possible to register an anonymous e-mail account when even Tutanota blocks every registration attempt when using Tor? [closed]