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Re: FW: U.K. Labour government backs 7-yr storage of email, phone calls

this page has a bunch of links on anonymous/cypherpunk remailers:



On Tue, May 29, 2001 at 01:38:08AM +0200, markus wrote:
> On Tuesday 29 May 2001 00:55, Jan de Vos wrote:
> > On Mon, May 28, 2001 at 07:24:14AM +0200, Martin Baehr wrote:
> > > On Wed, May 23, 2001 at 07:56:51AM -0500, Troy Guinn wrote:
> > > > > Under the proposals, all email communications will have to be
> > > > > retained by ISPs for a seven-year period.
> > >
> > > why should i care?
> > > i don't use my ISPs mailserver, he never even gets to see my mail.
> >
> > So you never send e-mail to people who _do_ use an ISP's mailserver?
> >
> Hi there,
> I heard about a project of a net of mail-servers on the Internet where it 
> should be possible to send e-mail securely in the following way:
> The servers generate Spam traffic every time Mail comes in (i.e. they send 
> mail not only to the next server they have to send the message but also to 
> some other server. All e-mails are encryptet with gpg or pgp and the e-mail 
> You send is encryted with it, too. and it would be easy to make tunnels from 
> You to the first, say 5, servers.
> The only real problem is then: How strong has to be the encryption to be 
> secure enough for the next years (depending on the importance of the Mail)?
> Besides I think that encrypting EVERY message with a middle weight key will 
> make the EU and other "services" thinking about their goal to filter the 
> Internet as it has been done in the last years.
> Markus Beck
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