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Re: [tor-talk] Transparent e-mail encryption?

On Fri, Jul 6, 2012 at 1:42 PM, Matej Kovacic <matej.kovacic@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> However, the problem is that for end-to-end encryption sender AND
> recipient must use encryption. Unfortunately most people do not use
> encryption and there are only two solutions: you do not communicate with
> these people (which is not really an option) OR you communicate without
> encryption.

If you do not require interoperability with SMTP, cables communication
[1] does what you require — encryption and authentication are
transparent, and server issues can be ignored, since there are no
servers. Cables communication also has delivery verification and other
features. Note that PGP / S/MIME-type encryption is undesirable for
most users, since it ties authentication to non-repudiability [2].

[1] http://dee.su/cables
[2] http://www.cypherpunks.ca/otr/otr-wpes.pdf

Maxim Kammerer
Liberté Linux: http://dee.su/liberte
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