Web of Trust itself is the problem

John B yochanon at localnet.com
Sun Jan 10 16:27:14 CET 2010

On 09 January 10, Heinz Diehl wrote:

> On 09.01.2010, RobertHoltzman wrote:
> > > Personally I think a lot of people care about privacy, but are just not
> > > able and/or frightened to install something complex on their machines.
> >
> > Then you get the contingent that sats "I have nothing to hide".
> What I've encountered is that lots of people answering that way do not
> actually mean what these words say, but use them as a way to avoid saying
> the truth: "I'm not able to install such software, I can not understand
> how this works at all, it seems way too complicated to me,
> and I do not want you to know that I do not even understand the slightest
> bit at all of what you're talking about" :-)

  Then they need to learn it. It's not necessary to learn *how* it works 
completely, or know as much as someone who designs it - just enough to know 
how to use it correctly. It's not hard, it's simply laziness for the most 

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