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Re: best way to secure communication?

On Tue, May 23, 2006 at 11:08:25AM +0100, James Westby wrote:

> > Yeah, I wondered why that has not been done. It's one of the first
> > things to think of when creating any protocol that can be used to
> > transfer information over insecure channels.
> I doubt most users of IM programs do not want it. 

The same way in that they want others to read their mail and
postcards, overhear their phone calls ...?

> But how will you compare the fingerprints? That needs to be done out of
> the channel. I would suggest that email would be the best way.

Yes, doing it by mail will be the way. We can compare fingerprints for
gpg on IM and fingerprints for IM by mail :)


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