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Confidential Mode will push users further into Google’s own walled garden while giving them what we believe are misleading assurances of privacy and security.

It’s important to note at the outset that because Confidential Mode emails are not end-to-end encrypted, Google can see the contents of your messages and has the technical capability to store them indefinitely. In other words, Confidential Mode provides zero confidentiality with regard to Google.

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@skotperez I believe I _will_ move to protonmail permanently, after all...

@skotperez These days. There generally seems to be no such thing as privacy as well anymore

@skotperez it's worse than a normal email because it's marketing hype to fool you into thinking there's any privacy

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