Safe, secure, PRISM free webmail (encrypted on server)

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Safe, secure, PRISM free webmail (encrypted on server)

Post by PNGMK » Wed, 03 Jul 2013 10:43 pm

Does anyone use a PRISM free email server that allows easy encryption including termination end (ie. server) encryption?

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 03 Jul 2013 10:46 pm

Is that a direct link to NSA? :o
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Post by durain » Wed, 03 Jul 2013 11:03 pm

why would you need it? you cheating on your wife? :D

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Post by x9200 » Thu, 04 Jul 2013 7:59 am

Why do you need a server side encryption? If you can not trust your own side (client side) you should never trust what some strangers put on their side.
E-mail servers provides mere means of transportation and the rest is in your hands. Use PGP within your client with good key length and no server side encryption will do a better job.

PS. I bet your e-mails will surely attract attention and given time and computational power you can break pretty much everything. THEY have both of them ... so maybe better not to encrypt?

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Re: Safe, secure, PRISM free webmail (encrypted on server)

Post by zzm9980 » Thu, 04 Jul 2013 9:37 am

PNGMK wrote:Does anyone use a PRISM free email server that allows easy encryption including termination end (ie. server) encryption?
They don't exist.

The only way to have a reasonable expectation of secure email is to use PGP/GPG and encrypt it locally on your end. Server-side encryption should not be trusted.

For a perfect example, Hushmail.com used to advertise server side encryption. They made a huge deal about it, and it was their claim to fame. They were even hosted in Canada. Then it came out a US court compelled them to decrypt and provide large amounts of email on suspected drug dealers using the service.

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