Thunderbird and Efail

Volker Birk vb at pep-project.org
Fri May 18 07:32:03 UTC 2018


On Fri, May 18, 2018 at 09:02:30AM +0200, Ben Bucksch wrote:
> Am I reading that right that autocrypt makes the keys of my correspondance
> partner (Bob) discoverable automatically? That is a great idea, to put them
> into the email headers. That will be very useful.

It's actually a bad idea.

Autocrypt is generating even more metadata with this. Keys can be
transported encrypted in most cases. Only initially they need to be
transported unencrypted.

That's why p≡p is not doing this.

Yours,
VB.
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Volker Birk, p≡p project
mailto:vb at pep-project.org
https://pep.software
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