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My suggestion is for them to work at least another 12 months on this, before they even begin to publicly test it on Gmail accounts. We need more privacy quickly, but let's not rush into a protocol that could last for another 20 years, if all the major e-mail providers adopt it. We need to get this right.

I wish the DIME (former Dark Mail) protocol was out already, too, so we can compare. There's also Adam Langley's Pond [1], but sounds like it's too complex, and it only works over Tor. And TextSecure/Axolotl could probably be used as a secure e-mail protocol, too, if you add a proper e-mail like interface. I hope the team behind End-to-End is looking at all of them.

[1] - https://pond.imperialviolet.org/




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