GnuPG 2.0.12 - Linux-Ubuntu

Jay Daniels jaydanie at gmail.com
Sat Jun 20 03:27:44 UTC 2009


Steve Reilly wrote:
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> Jay Daniels wrote:
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>> Personally, I think encryption/verification signatures work well for 
>> software to see if it is authentic for obvious reasons.  But yet no 
>> firefox addons are signed or can be verified!  As for email, I think 
>> it's a waste of time.
> 
>> jay
> 
> perhaps you were unaware that all internet traffic, email or otherwise
> is scanned for keywords by several different government agencies, in the
> us and in other countries as well.  i would definitely not call
> encryption a waste of time.  in fact, in this day and age, i would call
> it almost a necessity in private communications.
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> steve
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I sense a bit of unwarranted paranoia ;)

Personally, the only private conversation I have is with my lawyer and I 
don't trust him either.



jay




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