[RCD] PGP - GPG ?

chris# chris# at codewarehouse.NET
Thu Jan 17 16:05:46 CET 2008




On Thu, 17 Jan 2008 06:54:36 -0800 (PST), Jason Fesler <jfesler at gigo.com> wrote:
>> How do you see the GPG/PGP feature ? Something working on the server or
> on
>> the client ?
> 
> Server side GPG requires quite a bit of trust on the part of the user.
> *Especially* in the USA.   The only way the user can ensure privacy is to
> do it on the client side.  I would not want to promote a solution that
> hands the keys over to an email provider that can be ordered to intercept
> *and* not be allowed to notify the end user.

I tend to think it is more a matter of using a mail host that you trust. As in most
of the cases where I've used gpg/pgp, it was server-side. I mean really, if you
can't trust them with your keys, why would you trust them with your mail?

This would be trivial to add to RC.

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