[ubuntu-uk] OT - secure email?
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Thu Sep 5 20:36:11 UTC 2013
On 05/09/13 12:57, Jon Spriggs wrote:
> On 4 September 2013 12:28, Nigel Verity <nigelverity at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> I suspect that the solution fundamentally relies on denying access to
>> encryption keys to anybody other than the sender and the intended recipient.
>> The system based on page, line numbers and word positions in a commonly
>> available book worked well for the SOE during WW2. With so much digital
>> media available today, perhaps an updated version of that approach might
>> provide a pointer.
> Thank you for the mail as a whole, you've succinctly wrapped up the
> issues in a much clearer way than I could!
> With regards to your last comment (included above), just bear in mind
> that in the UK, should you be arrested and requested to hand over your
> decryption keys, you are required to comply with that request, by law,
> under RIPA (http://wiki.openrightsgroup.org/wiki/Regulation_of_Investigatory_Powers_Act_2000/Part_III).
> For many that won't be an issue, but just bear it in mind.
> Jon "The Nice Guy" Spriggs
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