What's the matter with PGP?

Discussion in 'privacy technology' started by ronjor, Aug 14, 2014.

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  1. ronjor

    ronjor Global Moderator

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    ok, he makes a decent case why PGP sucks, but not such a good case what to use as an alternative.
     
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    For what it's worth, Robert Hansen had this to say on the gnupg-users list:
    http://lists.gnupg.org/pipermail/gnupg-users/2014-August/050608.html

    In particular, this:
     
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    Excellent advice! :thumb: And great post from Robert J. Hansen. Thanks mirimir!
     
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    Agree with the Hansen post, and in any case, the point about the email metadata is pretty much why SilentCircle withdrew from email. It stinks what's happening, there are some interesting alternatives slowly emerging, but there really isn't a solid open source widely used alternative.... but the demand is there. it's like the chicken and egg before email became popular (yes, I remember those days!).
     
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