Future OpenPGP Support in Thunderbird
Robert J. Hansen
rjh at sixdemonbag.org
Tue Oct 15 07:13:01 CEST 2019
> I have used Enigmail since its inception and have never knowingly
> submitted a log or answered a survey and have always assumed Enigmail
> does not phone home.
It does not.
> Here we disagree. I believe that existing software is not that
> difficult to use. The problem, if there is one, is that most people
> simply aren't interested.
There's excellent academic research into why. I heartily recommend
reading this paper: "Secrecy, Flagging, and Paranoia: Adoption Criteria
in Encrypted Email". Shirley Gaw, Ed Felten, and Patricia
Fernandez-Kelly, out of Princeton University.
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