Legal foundation for De-Mail

May 3, 2011

  • The pilot phase in Friedrichshafen was successfully completed – the required law for its use across Germany came into force. 

  • Retail customers had already been able to reserve their desired De-Mail address since November 2010.

  • Stuttgarter Zeitung from November 24, 2011: The digital letter is electronically signed
    Excerpt: De-Mail would really be (...) a significant step forward for security. According to the Federal Ministry of the Interior, an eye-opening 95 percent of today’s e-mail traffic is sent completely unsecured.