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[liberationtech] [cryptography] [Cryptography] Email is unsecurable

Fabio Pietrosanti (naif) lists at infosecurity.ch
Mon Nov 25 14:38:59 PST 2013


Il 11/25/13, 11:34 PM, Tamzen Cannoy ha scritto:
> I think compatibility is the feature that will have to go. Kill SMTP and move on. You cannot rewrite ancient protocols that were never intended to be secure to add security. Go total secure and then allow people to back some of it out if they need compatibility with older systems. 
SMTP is a transport protocol, with some basic signaling capability.

I don't see a single concrete, practical reason why it should
"substituted" and not just improved here and there.
 

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Fabio Pietrosanti (naif)
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