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[Discuss] email privacy/security

On 08/05/2013 04:45 PM, Richard Pieri wrote:
> You're assuming that the NSA needs to crack everything. I'm assuming 
> that they have master keys for the public certificate authorities.

That doesn't give them session keys for communications.  And they don't 
have a private key that they don't have.  A self-signed certificate is 
still good.  And though a commercially certificate can be spoofed, when 
Verisign signs a certificate, the private key is not magically produced.


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