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Re: best way to secure communication?

On Thu, May 25, 2006 at 01:56:51AM +0200, lee wrote:
> On Tue, May 23, 2006 at 12:08:47PM +0200, Joris Huizer wrote:
> > That may be because of how the internet started -- it was meant just for 
> > sharing information; when you don't care about who could read your data, 
> > there isn't too much reason to secure communication... it's just that at 
> > the start they didn't have a clue how much the use of internet would 
> > grow I guess
> Yeah, I can see that for older protocols, but are IM protocols that
> old? I started using pgp at the beginning of the 1990ies or so, before
> I had any internet access at all (but mail).

Some are.  Unix chat dates well back before then, and irc's been
around for a very long time too.

Mark Kent

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