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Software simplifies e-mail encryption — somewhat

I’m well aware that sending e-mail is no more private than sending a postcard, but who wants to bother with protecting messages? It’s so inconvenient. So, too lazy to phone, I e-mail gossip to friends. And even as I chide my father for e-mailing tax data, I send myself passwords. Software for encrypting e-mail has always been cumbersome. But the newest version of Pretty Good Privacy, at least, makes the task easier than ever. Perhaps more people — including myself — will now scramble sensitive messages so they can’t be read in transit by government snoops, bosses or hackers. Full Story

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