[Cryptography] Any opinions on keybase.io?
bascule at gmail.com
Thu Dec 18 14:17:14 EST 2014
On Thu, Dec 18, 2014 at 10:08 AM, Ray Dillinger <bear at sonic.net> wrote:
> Dude, that's just plain wrong. Johnny's never going to be secure until
> Johnny learns that he has to manage his own keys. If his email provider
> can switch it on and off, his email provider will be *FORCED* to switch
> it on and off based on the interests of someone who isn't Johnny.
People have already said this is OT for this thread, perhaps you can talk
on the other one.
Once turned on, if the system works, Johnny's provider shouldn't be able to
disable the encryption without the extension notifying Johnny.
The tools that encrypt transparently (iMessage, WhatsApp) aren't quite
there yet, but they potentially could be.
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