With spy-grade security, Google is making it harder for the NSA to read your e-mail. And Apple adds the privacy-centric search engine DuckDuckGo to Safari options.
Google pressures email providers to step up encryption of mail sent between servers as it debuts End-to-End, a Chrome extension that promises the first streamlined use of PGP in webmail.
For small workgroups of select individuals, GPGTools offers an easy way to secure communications with any e-mail account.
Some say that if everyone in the world properly secured their e-mail, there would be no spam. Well that's one of many good reasons to do so. But isn't using PGP security really expensive and hard?
Palamida reports a 41% increase in GPLv3 uptake over last week's numbers. We're still talking small numbers but growing quickly....
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