What is the benefit of signing an encrypted email

Hauke Laging mailinglisten at hauke-laging.de
Wed Jan 12 14:25:46 CET 2011

Am Mittwoch 12 Januar 2011 11:48:39 schrieb Werner Koch:

> Note also, that signing an encrypted message creates a privacy problem
> in that it is obvious who actually sent (or well signed) the message.

Which is simultaneously a solution for the spam problem (and an improvement 
against attacks by malicious content) in all thoses cases in which this kind 
of privacy is not required. For the (probably few) exceptions the other way 
(E/S/E) could be used.

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