| ||Ask HN: Why is PGP not used widely?|
89 points by dilithiumhe3 on Nov 3, 2013 | hide | past | web | favorite | 72 comments |
|In light of the whole NSA leaks etc, I have to ask why we don't use PGP widely. Is it just because it's too difficult or is it because we never thought our emails were ever something to be kept private or just that there was never a need to produce tools to make the technology accessible.|
A friend and I were discussing this over dinner and couldn't really pin point the reason. Both of us came across ideas around what could be done to make the situation better but were drawing somewhat of a blank on the question of "why is this not already done?".
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