We have GOT TO make things simpler

Stefan Claas sac at 300baud.de
Fri Oct 4 09:35:04 CEST 2019

Tony Lane via Gnupg-users wrote:

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> On 10/3/19 5:53 PM, Stefan Claas via Gnupg-users wrote:
> > And this is probably the reason why digital signatures from GnuPG were never
> > been adopted (for business related things) in the EU and elsewere.
> I don't know about the EU, but I can name at least 20 fortune-500 businesses
> that use GPG, including Facebook (yes, even they use GPG, see for yourself).
> And those are just the ones -I- know of. And this isn't even counting
> government. As far as security goes, you cannot beat GnuPG. You do not have
> to submit your secret online or to some shady third party. In fact, there's
> an entire industry dedicated to the sorts of services GnuPG provides, you
> might've heard of one - Yubikey.

And do those 20 companies business with their customers were GnuPG
signatures are legally binding, like real signatures on letters?

That for example is the case with eIDAS conform digital signatures
here in Europe.


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