Don't Panic.

Mirimir mirimir at
Mon May 14 23:11:01 CEST 2018

On 05/13/2018 08:27 PM, Robert J. Hansen wrote:
> [taps the mike]
> Hi.  I maintain the official GnuPG FAQ.  So let me start off by
> answering a question that is certainly about to be asked a lot: "Should
> we be worried about OpenPGP, GnuPG, or Enigmail?  The EFF's advising us
> to uninstall it!"
> Werner saw a preprint of this paper some time ago.  I saw it recently.
> Patrick Brunschwig of Enigmail saw it.  None of us are worried.  Out of
> respect for the paper authors I will skip further comment until such
> time as the paper is published.
> It would've been nice if EFF had reached out to us for comment, rather
> than apparently only talking to the paper authors.  We hope they'll
> reach out next time.

Thanks. I didn't know what to think.

I'm going to add this to the HN thread. I trust that's OK.

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