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

grarpamp grarpamp at gmail.com
Sat Nov 14 23:43:47 PST 2015

On Sat, Nov 14, 2015 at 5:17 AM, oshwm <oshwm at openmailbox.org> wrote:
> sign up process, allow that service to access their private key to link
> the service to their email and their GPG identity - but it can be done
> using very simple language such as "allow linking to your email").

Which of course will always be answered "yes", where it happens makes
not difference. However value in the user brokering their own data out of
their own store, at least that way they have some small chance to retain
control and/or recover and/or be guided by their geek friend in person.

> For existing mail accounts, the email provider can offer to add
> additional security to the users mail account without mentioning PGP
> even once.

Similarly, it's called HOTP, TOTP or system under user control, not
sending your valuable metadata of email, phone or bio auth to them.

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