symmetric email encryption

Hauke Laging mailinglisten at
Fri Jul 18 19:21:05 CEST 2014

Am Fr 18.07.2014, 09:46:14 schrieb Doug Barton:
> Hauke,
> I think you skated past a previous question about your idea, and I'm
> also interested in the answer so I'll ask it again. :)
> If you have a secure channel of communication by which you can
> exchange the symmetric password (which you would need to make your
> scheme work), why don't you use that channel for communication,
> rather than e-mail?

If I have understood everything right then this is not the same 

But I am really surprised that you ask why you should communicate via 
email with someone "though" you e.g. meet him once per month. Or with 
someone whom you could call instead. Is that really your question?

Symmetric keys and fingerprints have to be exchanged through a secure 
channel only once.

Crypto für alle:
OpenPGP: 7D82 FB9F D25A 2CE4 5241 6C37 BF4B 8EEF 1A57 1DF5
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