[FORGED] Re: UK To Ban Crypto In Devices, Email And More

Juan juan.g71 at gmail.com
Sat Nov 7 19:28:24 PST 2015

On Sun, 8 Nov 2015 02:10:19 +0000
Peter Gutmann <pgut001 at cs.auckland.ac.nz> wrote:

> Joseph Gentle <me at josephg.com> writes:
> >Industry grade crypto has existed for years, but things like PGP
> >being simply *inconvenient* has resulted in it having virtually no
> >adoption. The big threat to pervasive surveillance isn't pgp, its
> >companies like apple and whatsapp bringing that technology to the
> >masses.
> That's a good point actually.  In my enormous to-read pile I've got
> "Why Johnny Still Can't Encrypt", and that's from fifteen years after
> the original paper on PGP's unusability was published.  It's scary to
> think that companies like Apple have done more to protect us from
> intrusive government surveillance



> than nearly a quarter century of
> PGP has, because they've made it usable by the masses.

	and the proof for that claim is, where? 

> Peter.

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