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Re: [trinity-users] Re: more re. tde and qt5

From: Gene Heskett <gheskett@...>
Date: Sun, 29 Apr 2018 08:02:34 -0400
On Sunday 29 April 2018 02:46:20 deloptes wrote:

> dep wrote:
> > it's not either/or. protonmail is a secure mail service, not a mail
> > client. you can learn about it if you like at thing
> > is, access to protonmail in linux is currently via a secure web
> > interface (or an unofficial desktop app that is really a secure
> > browser dedicated to protonmail). for windows and mac there is a
> > thing called protonmail bridge. it encrypts the mail on the local
> > machine before sending it, and decrypts it upon receipt, allowing
> > more traditional mail clients to send and receive mail through
> > protonmail. there is currently a beta, available only from
> > protonmail, of the bridge for linux. that is what i am trying to
> > install, so i can continue to use kmail, as i have for nearly two
> > decades.
> >
> > part of the reason for this is a change of the terms of use by my
> > isp a week ago, wherein they announced that they would be combing
> > through my email, pictures, and everything else in search of things
> > useful to them. as a reporter and photographer for a living, i found
> > this unacceptable. hence protonmail and hence my desire to make it
> > work with kmail.
> In my opinion the PGPG support in KMail is pretty sufficient to enable
> secure communication with any recipient.

If you don't mind all the TLA's reading it. I still think that a backdoor 
or a universal key in it was the price of letting Phil out of jail.

TANSTAAFL, there is no way to bypass it.

So if I was ever to use pgp and assume it was good, it would be built 
from version 2.62a, published before he was arrested. And I have no idea 
where I could obtain a copy of that src to build it now since the boot 
drive in my amiga 2000 died and took the os with it.

> Why would you bother paying for something you already have?

What pgp we have today, the NSA can read in 5 seconds. They have said as 

> I ask myself if you clearly understand the concept of encrypted mails?

I think I do. :)

> regards

Cheers, Gene Heskett
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