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[liberationtech] [tor-talk] BitMail.sf.net v 0.6 - Secure Encrypting Email Client

Ulex Europae europus at gmail.com
Fri Nov 15 03:48:35 PST 2013


At 09:04 PM 11/13/2013, grarpamp wrote:
>On Tue, Nov 5, 2013 at 2:38 AM,  <rwest at countermail.com> wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > can BitMail.sf.net as a p2p email tool for encrypted Email (and 
> hybrid with IMAP-Email) be regarded as a reference model for 
> research to create a secure Email Client? as it uses both, gnupg and openssl!
> >
> > http://bitmail.sourceforge.net/
> > https://sourceforge.net/projects/bitmail/files/BitMail_0.6_2088RC1/
> >
> > Does anyone know, if it runs over Tor?
> >
> > Sincerely, Robert
>
>So... 'Robert', who do you work for? NSA? Financial crime?
>I mean, with the net moving to encrypt everything
>we'd expect to see many new and unknown yet seemingly
>polished tools being dropped on unsuspecting first time
>users just to collect their key material.
>Surely someone will have fun with your windows binaries.

Hmm, lots of lists I'm not subscribed to on the To: line, bad juju
on someone's part for the initial crosspost. Hopefully, those other
list maintainers will see and approve my comment, even though I'm
not subscribed to all those other lists:

I'm replying because, Sourceforge? They fell out of vogue when they
started bundling binary downloads with other executables, they deserve
to die a quick death for that as users flock to safer environs. 'Robert'
should upload his binaries to Github. Along with his source code. Then,
if the MD5 checksum on his compiled binaries matches the MD5 checksum
on the source code when it is compiled independently, he's golden. That
is how that works, how it is supposed to work. Accept no substitutes.

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