Encryption on Mailing lists sensless?

Schlacta, Christ aarcane at aarcane.org
Mon Nov 17 19:26:31 CET 2014

I wouldn't say invite only. Contrarywise, when you send the subscribe
email, in the immediate, automatic response would be the public and private
key, optionally encrypted to the recipient. Open enrollment, public
availability. Just making the data obfuscated in transit.
On Nov 17, 2014 10:15 AM, "Werner Koch" <wk at gnupg.org> wrote:

> On Mon, 17 Nov 2014 18:48, aarcane at aarcane.org said:
> > Most of the technical reasons can be bypassed by making a single
> subscriber
> > key (public and private) available as a part of the subscription process,
> And by that you would disrupt the open discussion and knowledge culture
> and return to an invitation only BBS network.  The mailing lists are
> archived and indexed to spread knowledge and not to lock out most
> people.
> Private mailing lists are of course a different thing.
> Salam-Shalom,
>    Werner
> --
> Die Gedanken sind frei.  Ausnahmen regelt ein Bundesgesetz.
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