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CTemplar review: free anonymous mailbox with no log policy in 2021

CTemplar provides you 1 GB storage in the free package for totally anonymous mailbox with no log policy, hosted in Iceland. Paid packages provides you more storage and can be paid in bitcoin.

Important note from July 2021

In early 2021 we rated CTemplar as the best email service in terms of privacy. Although CTemplar seems to us to be excellent on this aspect, it is obviously complicated to maintain these words considering that they lost all data and emails of all their users in July 2021. Ensuring data integrity and availability cannot be ignored, and is as important as confidentiality.

Anonymous registering and use

Become a ghost by signing up anonymously without a phone number or credit card. CTemplar does not record, monitor, store, log, or share anything you submit (including IPs).

Code transparency

Code is open source, which permit to guarantee the robustness of the algorithms and the absence of a backdoor.

 Zero data access

Only you and your recipient can read your emails. Not even CTemplar can read your messages.

Your IP address is stripped from logs and metadata

All outgoing emails are untraceable to you. CTemplar does not know your IP, and use its own IP for all emails. Additionally, mailboxes aren’t linked to IP addresses in any way.

No data-retention policy, instantly deletion

Because CTemplar is based in Iceland, when you press ‘delete’ your data is instantly deleted.

(Dutch, Swiss, German laws require at least 6 months before emails can be permanently deleted.)

Strong off-shore jurisdiction

Laws in Island protect your data. Your emails are stored safely outside the 14 Eyes and Canadian & Swiss data sharing MLAT treaties.

Anonymous payments in crypto currency

CTemplar allows anonymous payments in crypto currency using Monero.

CTemplar USD 199 lifetime subscription

A USD 199 life time plan include the following options:

  • Sending limit: 2,000/day
  • Attachments limit: 50MB
  • Storage: 5GB
  • Aliases: 10
  • Custom domains: 1
  • Folders: unlimited
  • Encryption in transit
  • Encryption at rest
  • Encrypted attachments
  • Encrypted subject
  • Encrypted body
  • Virus protection
  • 2FA security
  • Anti-phishing phrase
  • Brute-force proof
  • Zero-knowledge privacy
  • Anonymized IP
  • Self-destructing emails
  • Dead-man timer
  • Delayed delivery
  • Catch-all domains
  • Remote encrypted link

CTemplar catastrophic incident of July 2021

CTemplar has undergone a catastrophic incident on July 2021 09 with complete data loss of all its client directory and all their emails.

Sever data loss as well as the absence of an effective back-up plan were observed.

Our opinion

CTemplar has everything to be best private mailbox, except its price and the dramatic lack of service reliability. Too bad.

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