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Re: forwarding an encrypted message

2002-04-10 06:41:58

Matthew Byng-Maddick wrote:
On Tue, Apr 09, 2002 at 04:26:55PM -0400, vedaal wrote:
both of which can be 'denied' by the original sender, and can be proved by
the forwarder, only by having someone witness the decryption.

I've never put very much faith in the screen eyes-only thing for that
reason. What is the point? If you don't trust the person, don't send the
document to them. Once they have it it's their choice who they forward to,
and it's now out of your control. Tough.

I believe the original explanation - that it was requested by someone having an
affair, who didn't trust the recipient not to _accidentally_ save to disk and
get them caught.




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