Thunderbird 78.2.1 and 81.0b2 milestone

Magnus Melin mkmelin+mozilla at iki.fi
Mon Aug 31 13:13:46 UTC 2020


On 2020-08-31 05:41, Mike Dewhirst wrote:
> In general the concept of e2ee is good. HOWEVER it solves a 
> non-existent problem. Email has been insecure from day 1 and everyone 
> knows this and uses other mechanisms for keeping real secrets. 

What are they using, and is it an open, distributed system?

There are many that need this kind of security for keeping 
confidentiality in business communications. There are many users who 
rely on it to avoid persecution. There are also plenty of competitors 
which provide (poorer) solutions to this problem. So whether you want to 
use it or not - it's certainly solving a problem.

  -Magnus



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