Re: ISPs offering ssl-encrypted e-mail?
- To: email@example.com
- Subject: Re: ISPs offering ssl-encrypted e-mail?
- From: Mike Renfro <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Sun, 4 Feb 2001 15:42:32 -0600
- Message-id: <20010204154232.B22285@ch208d.cae.tntech.edu>
- In-reply-to: <01020421321600.00749@nomad>; from email@example.com on Sun, Feb 04, 2001 at 09:32:16PM +0100
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On Sun, Feb 04, 2001 at 09:32:16PM +0100, A. L. Meyers wrote:
> 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?
1) Because the vast majority of users are completely ignorant of security
issues, or simply don't care.
2) See above.
3) See above again.
But, having said all that, check out hushmail.com -- should be capable
of every level of encryption.
Mike Renfro / R&D Engineer, Center for Manufacturing Research,
931 372-3601 / Tennessee Technological University -- firstname.lastname@example.org