Re: ISPs offering ssl-encrypted e-mail?
- To: "Matthew Sherborne" <Matthews@softtech.co.nz>, <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: Re: ISPs offering ssl-encrypted e-mail?
- From: A.L.Meyers <email@example.com>
- Date: Sun, 4 Feb 2001 21:32:16 +0100
- Message-id: <01020421321600.00749@nomad>
- In-reply-to: <004a01c08ee7$7c8c4150$0a16a8c0@matthew>
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On Sunday 04 February 2001 21:17, Matthew Sherborne wrote:
> You gave me a brain wave :)
> Perhaps email security having four stages:
> 1 MIME
> 2 SSL
> 3 SSL + Encrypted storage on mail server
> 4 PGP/GPG/S-MIME
> I don't think anyone offers number 3.
> I heard there was a PGP like WEB mail service where they generate
> your private key for you and store it on there server!
> The best solution may be for everyone to popularize GPG/PGP.
> And fix that bug that makes some GPG keys unimportable into PGP.
> Sorry for the babble!
No babble at all. Why don't we millions of e-mail users insist on
security? Why aren't ISPs offering number 3 default? Why do the users
have to do all the work?
The whole inet must be overhauled: secure by default!
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