Automatic e-mail encryption

Mark H. Wood mwood at IUPUI.Edu
Mon Jul 21 15:32:57 CEST 2014

On Sat, Jul 19, 2014 at 02:26:44PM +0200, Peter Lebbing wrote:
> By the way: if we had a working alternative to SSL/TLS, all the mail
> servers could talk to eachother securely without eavesdropping. That way

Please remind me why we need an alternative to TLS.

> the contents of e-mails is only exposed on the sending SMTP server and
> the receiving SMTP and mailbox servers (f.e., IMAP). The mailbox server

I treat hop-by-hop encryption, not as an alternative to end-to-end,
but as defense in depth.

Mark H. Wood, Lead System Programmer   mwood at IUPUI.Edu
Machines should not be friendly.  Machines should be obedient.
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