We shall value email usage
stefan.vasilev at posteo.ru
Thu Apr 1 17:54:26 CEST 2021
Johan Wevers wrote:
> On 31-03-2021 22:28, Stefan Vasilev via Gnupg-users wrote:
>> Hopefully the Industry will take a look at affordable hardware based
>> encrypted Fax comms for
> Fax? To get the information on paper? In 2021? Why?
Fax is faster than email and arrives, while email delivery to a
recipient can not
been guranteed. Secondly it is more dezentralised than smpt(s) servers with
many users. Third assuming households have muli-purpose printers too
they can simply scan the Fax for further processing.
>> Hardware based AES/DH crypto phones (no smartphones) would be a welcome
>> addition too.
> Why limit yourself with expensive special purpose hardware that has far
> less options than the current?
Why not, this product is available and does not limit Internet users to
do other things
besides encrypted Fax usage.
>> Or that the OpenPGP community revives PGPfone, for free Internet calls,
>> at least ...
> I think Signal has already stepped into that niche.
No, Signal is an easy to monitor smartphone tool needing a server with
registered users, while
PGPfone was a Computer usage only tool, for direct and secure comms,
between two endpoints,
without server usage. Dialing was done from IP address to IP address and
verified with the included
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