Recommend me a good, free email service.

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http://crunchbanglinux.org – Greetings.Google's recent decision to consolidate their services into a single user account, one which is linked to your mobile phone number (hence linked to your carrier who has your billing address and identity card/passport number), has made me a bit worried for obvious reasons. Granted, I've never been as daft as to rely on gmail for my work-related stuff or very personal bits (all of which I have a paid-corporate account from my ISP), but I like keeping a clear line of separation between different groups of acquaintances of gmail/gtalk and it's clearly getting harder to do. (HowTos)