[Mailman-Users] Mail List Encryption

Jon Carnes jonc at nc.rr.com
Wed Sep 25 15:37:03 CEST 2002

I find it hard to believe that you would want an open mailing list
manager like Mailman *and* want to run encrypted email out of it...

Wouldn't you be happier with a semi-static mailing alias and then having
all your folks use PGP (or GPG) to encrypt their email?

On Wed, 2002-09-25 at 05:09, Norbert Bollow wrote:
> > I do I setup Mailman so that all emails being sent out are encrypted?
> > Or do I need to specify this in the Sendmail?
> This is not trivial at all; I think the most tricky issue will
> probably be the matter of key management (and this definately needs to
> be done at "Mailman" level, not at the "sendmail" level; the technical
> details will be a topic for mailman-developers, not mailman-users.
> > Any clue?  Thanks for any inputs.
> Start with analysing your security needs.  Then choose a trust model
> (how will Mailman know what recipient's encryption keys it should
> trust?)  Then we can start discussing how the system could be
> implementated at the technical level.
> Greetings, Norbert.
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