Encryption on Mailing lists sensless?

Mirimir mirimir at riseup.net
Wed Nov 19 00:18:50 CET 2014

On 11/18/2014 12:21 PM, NdK wrote:
> Il 18/11/2014 19:15, Mirimir ha scritto:
>> What distinguishes a mail list from email with bcc? Software? Size?
> That you're sending to a *single* address that hides the others.

As soon as a recipient replies, their address is no longer hidden.

>> As long as messages were separately encrypted to each recipient, no
>> third parties would be involved.
> But:
> 1) you should disclose the whole list of subscribed addresses (that's
> really valuable metadata -- not to say a dream for spammers!)

Sorry, I wasn't clear. By saying bcc, I meant that each outgoing message
would have just one recipient address.

> 2) you make mail headers and message size "explode"
> Not good, IMVHO...

I'm not sure that I understand this point.

> BYtE,
>  Diego.
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