encrypt the sent folder

Qed qed at tiscali.it
Tue Dec 5 20:25:48 CET 2006

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On 05/12/06 20:03, Robert J. Hansen wrote:
>> How can I make sure that all the emails in my Sent folder are encrypted
>> and can't be read without my private key?  In other words, I want my
>> email in my Sent folder to be encrypted even though the email sent on
>> the wire is plain text.
> This is not a task for GnuPG.  This is a task for an encrypted file
> system.
Or, better, for an encryption plugin for his MUA.

> On OS X, look into using encrypted home directories (System
> Preferences-->Security).  On Windows, I've found TrueCrypt to be a
> pretty good solution.  On Linux, look into cryptoloop.
>> Email client is Thunderbird/Enigmail.  Mails are stored on IMAP
>> server if it makes any difference.
> It does.  You need your IMAP server to run the encrypted file system.
This is suitable only if he owns the server or IMAP storage is kept in a
directory on which he has rw permissions(e.g.: ~/home/Maildir).
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