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Re: Encrypted e-mails?




On Friday 07 September 2018 11:07:01 tomas@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:

> On Fri, Sep 07, 2018 at 03:59:01PM +0200, Torben Schou Jensen wrote:
>
> [...]
>
> > Problem is many friends use public free e-mail solutions, without
> > OpenPGP, and they also not give a damn about security.
>
> We had a related thread here about "good" mail providers. I've had
> success convincing friends that a "good" mail provider costs (a
> modest) something, like half a $beverage [1] a month, to be able
> to treat you as a customer and not as cattle or vegetable.
>
> > I also have many friends that use Facebook as some sort of diary.
>
> Yeah, that's unfortunate. After explaining to people how that
> horrible Cambridge Analytica affair went, some take their distance
> with FB. I count each case as a personal success.
>
> But this is something which only works face-to-face, personally,
> and among friends.
>
> > In general IT people should be better to learn non-IT people about
> > better security.
> >
> > Interesting to read feedback on this subject here.
>
> Over here we have what we call "crypto parties", where interested
> people can learn how to set up encryption and/or exchange public
> keys.
>
> My take on it: nothing beats personal contact. Nothing.
>
> Cheers
> -- t
+10 Tomas.


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