Mailpile Is A Pro-Privacy, Open Source Webmail Project That's Raised ~$100,000 On Indiegogo

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http://techcrunch.com – Mailpile is a relatively rare thing: a software project that looks certain to achieve its crowdfunding goal. The Mailpile Indiegogo campaign is less than $5,000 away from its $100,000 target, still with 22 days left to run, so it’s clearly struck a chord with its close to 2,000 backers. Still, it’s not hugely surprising — given how timely this pro-privacy project is. So what is Mailpile? It’s an open source webmail client designed to be run on the user’s own computer so they can retain control of their email data. Encryption is also built in, says its privacy-focu (IT news)