We want to facilitate the use of PGP in Gmail




Google wants to make it go to send messages. Encrypted to make it easier for users of Gmail The search giant would consider various encryption options, including PGP, to integrate into the mail service.

There would be an investigation by the U.S. company run into the possibility of support for internal PGP integrate Gmail reports VentureBeat based on an anonymous source. The biggest stumbling block would include the user friendliness. How Google PGP would like to integrate exactly and whether they retain the ability to scan for advertising purposes, emails are not known.

PGP uses a combination of public and private keys. The public key can be shared with everyone, which is often through public keyservers. The public key can be used to encrypt a message, this message can then be decrypted by the person who has the corresponding private key only.

The initiative to integrate PGP Gmail would be dictated by the revelations of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. Several organizations around PGP reported previously been a growing interest, as the number of daily uploads rose to the SKS-keyserverpool last year considerably.


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