[bct] Re: But I was only gone over night!

  • From: "Maria R." <malyn87@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 19 Mar 2006 12:37:50 -0500

Hello Krister,
A podcast on the workings of this PGP you wrote about would be most welcome.

Maria R.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Krister Ekstrom" <krister@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, March 18, 2006 3:24 PM
Subject: [bct] Re: But I was only gone over night!

> The Scarlet Wombat wrote:
> > There is a solution to knowing from whom you get an email, it is called
> > PGP, standing for pretty good privacy, and uses a public key encryption
> > system.  The emails do not have to be encrypted to contain your personal
> > digital key that guarantees the mail is from you.  I do not know
> > everything about this, but perhaps it is worth checking out as I
> > understand you do not have to be a super-techie to run it.
> Maybe this could be the subject of a podcast? I happen to have the
> open-source equivalent of pgp called GnuPG standing for Gnu Privacy
> Guard and one of the graphical frontends for it on my system. I don't
> know if Gpg can run with Outlook Distress or Outlook since i don't run
> any of these mailers but i know that PGP has plugins for both Eudora,
> Outlook and Outlook distress.
> -- 
> /Krister

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