E-Mail Encryption: Why Isn't Everyone Doing It?

carl w spitzer cwsiv_home1@juno.com
Sun Nov 17 04:54:02 2002

so is linux.
both have come a long way having installed Suse 7.0 and not 8.0 I know.
PGP should have stayed a console program and allowed others to create the
That way the engine would improve on its own and the fenders would be
handled separately.

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On Wed, 23 Oct 2002 08:43:11 -0500 "Gill, John" <John.Gill@tgslc.org>
>The interface is too confusing for the "average-home" user.  It's like
>asking them to perform a tune-up on a car. They just don't know or 
>care to
>know.  Encryption is a great idea, but because of user interface 
>issues it's
>still for power-users or better.
>John Gill
>***  These comments are my own and do not represent my employer in any 
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Simon Josefsson [mailto:jas@extundo.com] 
>Sent: Wednesday, October 23, 2002 4:30 AM
>To: carl w spitzer
>Cc: gnupg-users@gnupg.org; PGP-Basics@yahoogroups.com
>Subject: Re: E-Mail Encryption: Why Isn't Everyone Doing It?
>carl w spitzer <cwsiv_home1@juno.com> writes:
>> While an estimated 900 million people use e-mail, few take advantage 
>> encryption.
>> http://www.NewsFactor.com/perl/story/18860.html
>> NewsFactor.com, Aug. 5, 2002
>Why isn't everyone doing phone encryption?  Why isn't everyone
>encrypting their personal postal mail?  Just because something is
>technically possible doesn't mean everyone should use it.
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