New user needs some help

Mirimir mirimir at
Fri Jun 6 01:32:38 CEST 2014

On 06/05/2014 12:09 PM, Bob Holtzman wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 05, 2014 at 03:26:16AM -0400, Cpp wrote:
>> Dear GnuPG users,
>> As part of the ResetTheNet campaign I decided to start using email
>> encryption. I am a relatively new user of gpg, who is looking forward
>> to using it for secure communication.
> This is not a critism, but with who do you plan on communicating 
> using encryption? Absolutely no one I know uses it or is remotely
> interested in it. I get the standard answer "I have nothing to hide".

I've used GnuPG almost exclusively with people who know me only as
mirimir, or as another of my online personas. For the most part, those
are people that I know only as their online personas. I've also used
GnuPG with a few consulting clients.

> Mentioning their bank p/w does tend to pull them up short. I do enjoy
> the look on their faces.

I've never used GnuPG with a bank ;)

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