[linux-elitists] Casual Encryption
Wed Jul 10 16:38:06 PDT 2002
On Wed, 10 Jul 2002, Aaron Lehmann wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 10, 2002 at 03:51:00PM -0700, Aaron T Porter wrote:
> > I completely agree! My goal here is not true security, it's to
> > make it non-trivial for the US Government or some other organization to
> > sniff SMTP traffic off the network. A much better goal would certainly
> > be to get users switched to GnuPG or similar, but that's a windmill I'm
> > not ready to tilt with.
> I wonder how complicated it would be to make a flag MUA's could pass
> to an MTA advising it to *NOT* use TLS for a certain message. For
> things like GPG-encrypted messages, TLS seems like a waste of cycles.
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No. Let the NSA do its own first level filtering.
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