Interesting article about NSA facility and capabilities
bdm at fenrir.org.uk
Tue Mar 27 12:05:46 BST 2012
On Tue, 27 Mar 2012 11:16:49 +0100
Roland Perry <lists at internetpolicyagency.com> wrote:
> In article <20120327103630.00004833 at surtees.fenrir.org.uk>, Brian
> Morrison <bdm at fenrir.org.uk> writes
> >I wondered if this might be an attempt to discourage the use of
> >encryption for email in particular, after all they're not going to be
> >able to discourage it for online commerce.
> Does anyone encrypt email, SMTP email that is, rather than picking up
> from https://mail.google.com
Some of us don't use gmail for anything important. I'd be very happy to
use encryption as a matter of course if I could get my correspondents
to do the same, but it's not easy to arrange that.
> I'm very much in the "it shows you have something to hide" camp on
All my SMTP mail is encrypted in transit (as is a fair proportion of
email travelling between MTAs), that doesn't seem to indicate anything
other than good sense.
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