Do you ever wonder why every time you make a new account somewhere, you’re expected to give up your phone number? There’s always some cheap excuse to ease you into it. Some companies say it’s to “verify you’re human” while others claim it helps “protect your account.”
The cryptocurrency space is full of people looking for a “get rich quick” scheme. As a result, the community is so far removed from crypto’s initial purpose that they openly call for more regulation just to increase adoption.
Privacy-conscious email services have grown in popularity over the last couple of years, and while companies like Proton and Tutanota are leagues ahead of the mainstream, there's still a better way to do email for security-minded people.