German ct magazine postulates death of pgp encryption
Julian H. Stacey
jhs at berklix.com
Fri Feb 27 11:54:06 CET 2015
> From: "gnupgpacker" <gnupgpacker at on.yourweb.de>
> Date: Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:45:36 +0100
> there is a discussion ongoing regarding future of pgp/gpg encryption.
> German ct magazine has postulated in their last edition that our pgp
> handling seems to be too difficult for mass usage, keyserver infrastructure
> seems to be vulnerable for faked keys, published mail addresses are
> collected from keyservers and so on...
> Pls refer to:
> Massentaugliche E-Mail-Verschlüsselung gesucht
> Editorial: Lasst PGP sterben!
> M.Marlinspike Blog: GPG And Me
> I am a little bit unhappy about this discussion because pgp still offers
> secure end-to-end encryption without the need of a superior CA, no
> compromising had been detected so far.
> Your positions to this ct approach?
> Regards, Chris
CT is usually a good mag. for technical articles; however back in the 1980s
other UK wind bag journalists regularly sold columns with "Unix about to die!"
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Julian Stacey, BSD Linux Unix C Sys Eng Consultant Munich http://berklix.com
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