PGP, S/MIME + SSL cross-reference (Was: Dear RIPE: Please don't encourage phishing)

William Herrin bill at
Fri Feb 10 15:15:19 CST 2012

On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 1:01 PM, Leo Bicknell <bicknell at> 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, and The
game is lost long before a purely technical version of validating the
message source becomes an issue.

Bill Herrin

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