[ubuntu-uk] Certification [Free]

Juan J. Martínez reidrac at usebox.net
Tue Oct 4 11:50:38 UTC 2011


On Tue, 2011-10-04 at 12:45 +0100, Colin Law wrote:
> [...]
> > Thanks for the advice Avi
> >
> > "On an entirely unrelated note, your signature amused me. I've never seen
> > a company both explain how insecure email is and assume it's secure
> > in the same wall of signature."
> >
> > ^^^^^^ It doesn't? It's stating that the information maybe confidential. i.e. relating to legal proceedings, the insecure email notice acknowledges that during transit or storage the email contents could change and I'm not liable. -- Think forensics.
> 
> So just who is the "intended recipient" who is allowed to access,
> disclose, copy, distribute or rely on the contents?  All the rest of
> us could easily commit a criminal offence by so doing, apparently.

The amusing part is that instead of signing the mails with any of the
available standards (S/MIME, PGP/GPG; any other else?), there's a notice
stating that the message (including the notice) may have been modified
by a third party :)

Cheers,

Juan





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