Reply to post: Re: Until there's a sexy solution, nothing will change

Email security crisis... What email security crisis?

Doctor Syntax Silver badge

Re: Until there's a sexy solution, nothing will change

"even if webmail went away tomorrow, email still wouldn't be secure."

It would be a necessary first step in establishing client to client encryption. With webmail the web-server to browser link might be encrypted but the email decryption is going to be done by the mail provider. That means that the mail provider has to have the user's private key and that in turn raises some pretty obvious problems.

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