In case you use OpenPGP on a smartphone ...

Stefan Claas sac at
Wed Aug 12 20:04:16 CEST 2020

Stefan Claas wrote:
> Ryan McGinnis via Gnupg-users wrote:
> > Well yes I realize that it exists, what I'm saying is why would anyone
> > use it for secure communications on a smartphone when there are
> > solutions orders of magnitude more secure and simple to use.  It'd be
> > like buying a helicopter but deciding you'd still fly only 2 feet off
> > the ground and stick to paved roads. 
> Maybe there was a demand from PGP users and the author fulfilled their
> wish or it is maybe hip among the young smartphone generation, who grew
> up with smartphones, to have OpenPGP on a smartphone, because they
> trust only OpenPGP based software. I don't know.

P.S. and it can be used with a smardcard.


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