Re: Thunderbird and end-to-end email encryption – should this be a priority?

Chris Ramsden chris.ramsden at gmail.com
Tue Aug 25 11:00:44 UTC 2015


On 2015-08-25 11:11, Dave Koelmeyer wrote:
> Hi Kent,
>
> On 25/08/15 21:31, R Kent James wrote:
>> This is the text from a blog post today on the Thunderbird blog:
>>
>> See 
>> https://blog.mozilla.org/thunderbird/2015/08/thunderbird-and-end-to-end-email-encryption-should-this-be-a-priority/
>>
>> Should this be a focus for Thunderbird development?
>>
>
> Insofar as it being a critical differentiating feature for 
> Thunderbird, I think so yes. There is likely a niche to be made here 
> for particularly sensitive industries where endpoint encryption in an 
> email client would be a powerful selling point (something I am pushing 
> myself with Thunderbird and prospective clients). Having said that, 
> Enigmail's setup wizard is actually pretty straightforward (albeit 
> generally still needs a little technical know-how and explanation to 
> get up and running for non-technical users).
>
> Cheers,
> Dave
>
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> Dave Koelmeyer
> http://blog.davekoelmeyer.co.nz
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Kent,

I believe we should add Enigmail to your list of add-ons with binary 
components.

-- 
Chris




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