[NZLUG] Getting people to use GPG (was: Email Server)

Kennedy Skelton kiirani at gmail.com
Wed Jun 19 14:24:25 NZST 2013


On 19 June 2013 13:52, Nevyn <nevynh at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 19 June 2013 11:59, Robin Sheat <robin at kallisti.net.nz> wrote:
>
>>
>> It does concern me a bit that people expect me to send things like
>> credit card numbers or usernames and passwords over unsecured emails.
>>
>
> People don't really do this do they? Although... it was fairly normal once
> upon a time to give their credit card number over the phone.
>

I've done this with credit card details before while resolving problems
with orders/billing.

On the other hand, I would never send a password over email. Or give one
out at all.

I wonder if there's something seriously warped about my modern-technology
informed world view?
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