Fwd: It's time for PGP to die.

Johan Wevers johanw at vulcan.xs4all.nl
Sun Aug 17 18:43:32 CEST 2014

On 17-08-2014 17:08, Michael Anders wrote:

> Your private key is compromized if your system
> has been hacked(if you don't live in a police state where authorities
> can force you to reveal it).

Unfortunately most of us do. Including the US, UK and the Dutch are
aklso pushing for such laws.

> Once a crisp and nicely implementable asynchronous protocol with forward
> secrecy comes up, however, we should have it implemented
> immediately.(The synchronous ones are easy, of course.)

Whispersystems has done a good job with Textsecure as ar as I read the
opinions about it. In practice their application is very usable too,
except that MMS does not work in some circumstances (but who uses that
anyway in 2014?)

ir. J.C.A. Wevers
PGP/GPG public keys at http://www.xs4all.nl/~johanw/pgpkeys.html

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