US banks that can send PGP/MIME e-mail

Robert J. Hansen rjh at
Sat Feb 23 02:55:57 CET 2013

On 02/22/2013 01:24 PM, Anonymous Remailer (austria) wrote:
> Have any consumer banks in the US figured out how to use PGP, so
> monthly statements can be truly *delivered*?

OpenPGP, no, because there's no business case for them to do so.
OpenPGP users represent a phenomenally small fraction of their userbase
(probably <1%) and would account for a large fraction of their tech
support questions.

S/MIME, yes, some banks have discovered the benefit.  However that's
still mostly a business-to-bank thing as opposed to consumer-to-bank,
since S/MIME is a technology that's not exactly ready for consumers.

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