STEED - Usable end-to-end encryption

Werner Koch wk at
Fri Oct 21 10:14:40 CEST 2011

On Fri, 21 Oct 2011 01:46, marcus.brinkmann at said:

> not ask for data that is not available for whatever reason.  I think your
> interpretation of the regulations in that area is overly pessimistic, but I
> could be wrong.  Maybe you can verify this?

Actually the German Federal commissioner for data protection demands the
use of strong encryption.  According to him the message-escrow-able law and services are not suitable for private messages. [1]



[1] In German:

Die Gedanken sind frei.  Ausnahmen regelt ein Bundesgesetz.

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