PGP/MIME considered harmful for mobile

Aaron Toponce aaron.toponce at
Sun Feb 27 23:35:33 CET 2011

On 02/27/2011 12:37 PM, Martin Gollowitzer wrote:
> I sign *all* my e-mail except for messages sent from my mobile (in that
> case, my signature tells the receiver why the message is not signed and
> offers the receiver to request a signed proof of authenticity later) or
> messages to people who can't receive signed messages (I had a case where
> e-mails arrived empty because of the MS Exchange/Antivirus/whatever
> combination at the receivers working place).

Not me. I only sign those that I'm willing to stand behind (which is the
vast majority), but If I want to go "off-the-record", I encrypt the mail
with the recipients key and not sign it. I may change the "from:" header
and use Tor, depending on the sensitivity and the need to remain anonymous.

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