public-key: the wrong model for email?

Adam Shostack adam at
Thu Sep 16 19:35:09 EDT 2004

On Thu, Sep 16, 2004 at 12:05:57PM -0700, Ed Gerck wrote:
| >Adam Shostack wrote:
| >
| >I think the consensus from debate back last year on
| >this group when Voltage first surfaced was that it
| >didn't do anything that couldn't be done with PGP,
| >and added more risks to boot.
| Voltage actually does. It allows secure communication
| without pre-registering the recipient.

Generate a key for "unknown-recipient at" encrypt mail to
Bob to that key.  When Bob shows up, decrypt and send over ssl.


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