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Wanna to upload files to the cloud, but are they secure

by luntina / July 12, 2012 5:46 AM PDT

Wanna to upload files to the cloud like dropbox, but are they secure?
I'm thinking whether there exist a browser that can encrypt my file whenever I upload documents and decrypt it whenever I download. I believe this is doable but seems none of the browser implemented this.

Can some one "a Professional browser developer" make such a secure browser?

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So far, not secure.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 12, 2012 6:29 AM PDT

And if you recall the discussions about PGP and how a government hounded them for being too secure then you know that unless you are willing to be dragged through the courts for over a decade you can't develop such a thing.


This is not the end of the story but the beginning. You should also research the FBI's "Going Dark" program.

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how about open source with rsa openssl in webkit
by luntina / July 12, 2012 6:44 AM PDT
In reply to: So far, not secure.

open source freeware is powerful, if someone made such kind of secure browser, what Obama government can do? Freeware, anyone can have a copy and they are not violating anything. Am I right?

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You may be right and still get taken to court.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 13, 2012 1:28 AM PDT

I can only guess you won't learn from others. I offered one of many examples where you can run afoul of your governments.

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