Encryption, et al for Win XP email junkie

Charles Curley charlescurley at charlescurley.com
Tue May 6 12:27:18 MDT 2008


On Tue, May 06, 2008 at 12:02:27PM -0600, Dr. Scott S. Jones wrote:
> Along the lines of the current Apple/Thawte/Thunderbird discussion, I am
> curious about setting up Thunderbird for my wife. She runs a small business
> and currently uses Outlook (not express). My wife is an email junkie. She
> reads, writes and thinks about email like folks on skid row think about
> their next bottle of firewater or next needle full o' smack. I suppose it's
> not an unhealthy obsession, but I worry she is conducting lots of business
> without the benefits of encryption and signing. 
> 
> I'm seeking suggestions for converting over to Thunderbird, with Enigmail or
> whatever combination is required so that she can employ signing and
> encryption more frequently. I am thinking that for those she conducts
> frequent business, she could, with my help, send out a brief letter
> explaining why they need to employ such measures, to keep communications
> private. 
> 
> Ideas? 

I use Thunderbird with Enigmail on Linux and find it works quite
well.

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