Re: PGP Secure? Nope!

From: Player (hee@mmm.huh)
Date: 02/26/03


From: "Player" <hee@mmm.huh>
Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2003 02:27:33 GMT


"Fondula di Carceri" <fondula.di.carceri@gmx.net> wrote in message
news:b9Q6a.76420$Jd.8605@afrodite.telenet-ops.be...
> > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
> > Hash: SHA1
> > In article <f9ok5v0b78l3hgl3c1rvddfco5cjen7kj6@4ax.com>,
> > Me <here@there.go> wrote:
> > > I see this and I always say: "so what". What is the likelyhood that
> > > you're ever going to be exchaning information that the NSA is even
> > > remotely interested in? Good lord, if you've been deemed a national
> > > security interest, you've got a lot bigger worries than who can
decrypt
> > > your emails.
> > Isnt't that the whole point of using strong encryption in the first
place?
> > To stop yourself becoming someone the NSA is interested in?
> > If you've a political activist or connected with groups in outlawed
> > countries, then the NSA snooping your mail might alert them to the fact
> > they might want to keep an eye on you. If your mail is encrypted, then
all
> > they know is you're encrypting mail, but they don't know what the
subject
> > is.
> The point is, the NSA (and probably a few other organisations too)
probably
> has the mathemical knowledge and the computing power to do this realtime.

Yes. So point is, using PGP is only suffice to protect yourself from each
other.