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Re: What DO you lose with Linux ???

The thread was declared dead last week.  

On Sun, 11 Apr 1999, Jiri Baum wrote:

> Hello,
> John Galt:
> > What's the accepted method of sending a file to a person that MUST not
> > get into unfriendly hands, but needs to get between users that have no
> > access to the other's machine, due to dynamic PPP and hostile ISPs, then?
> > This method should be as easy and as transportable as POPmail, not
> > involve other servers in any way save routing, be able to be used
> > internationally, and ensure delivery to only the intended person.  Give
> > up? Well so do I.
> E-mail certainly doesn't solve this problem, because there are far too many
> easy ways to intercept it.
> The correct solution is to encrypt the file appropriately, then transport
> it using usual channels - whether e-mail or ftp.
> What level of encryption is appropriate depends on the application.
> One-time-pad is unconditionally secure, if you need that, but unwieldy.
> Jiri
> <jiri@baum.com.au>

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