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Re: PGP, S/MIME + SSL cross-reference (Was: Dear RIPE: Please don't encourage phishing)
From: William Herrin <bill () herrin us>
Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2012 16:15:19 -0500

On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 1:01 PM, Leo Bicknell <bicknell () ufp org> wrote:
In a message written on Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 06:46:43PM +0100, Jeroen Massar wrote:
The problem still lies in the issue that most people, even on this very
list, do not use PGP or S/MIME. (and that there are two standards does
not help much there either ;)

The problem space is still certificate management.

The problem space is that most folks won't catch the difference
between an email and link from ripe.net, ripe.org and ripe.ca. The
game is lost long before a purely technical version of validating the
message source becomes an issue.

Bill Herrin

William D. Herrin ................ herrin () dirtside comĀ  bill () herrin us
3005 Crane Dr. ...................... Web: <http://bill.herrin.us/>
Falls Church, VA 22042-3004

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