--On Monday, 22 September, 2003 15:57 -0600 Doug Royer
Same with health / HIPPA issues. Saying I'll take your email
and bounce it back is not
the same as saying "hey bozo, you are trying to send to a
bogus host name".
The email may be encrypted, however that is not sufficient for
In particular, encryption doesn't protect the information that a
particular sender was trying to send information to a particular
recipient. For some applications and transactions, having that
information in the wrong hands --e.g., knowing who is trying to
communicate with a competitor-- can, itself, be a significant
security and/or privacy problem.