Status of original PGP?

Shawn K. Quinn skquinn at
Thu Sep 8 00:12:16 CEST 2022

On 9/7/22 17:09, Robert J. Hansen via Gnupg-users wrote:
> On a lark I went looking for the current iteration of PGP.  It was 
> bought by Symantec some years ago, and the last I heard they'd renamed 
> it to "Symantec Encryption Desktop".  However, Symantec no longer has it 
> available for sale or download, and scouring their site turns up 
> basically nothing.
> Does anyone know what happened to PGP?
> Please note: I'm not encouraging anyone to use proprietary, non-free 
> software.  My interest in this is purely historical.

I'm pretty sure it was discontinued, but I don't have a source for that.

Shawn K. Quinn <skquinn at>

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