Encrypted web mail

Uri Even-Chen uri at speedy.net
Sat Aug 15 18:47:27 CEST 2015


Hi Michael,

Thanks for the feedback. Actually the passwords on my webmail in 2000 to
2005 were not encrypted, but I agree with you that passwords should be
always encrypted.

Uri.

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On Sat, Aug 15, 2015 at 6:04 PM, Michael Torrie <torriem at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 08/15/2015 03:47 AM, Uri Even-Chen wrote:
> > To Python, Django and Speedy Mail Software developers,
> >
> > Is it possible to make Speedy Mail encrypted? I want mail to be encrypted
> > on the server, and only the user will be able to read his/her mail. The
> > user's password will be encrypted on the server and nobody will be able
> to
> > read the user's mail except the user himself. Is it possible? When  I had
> > Speedy Mail from 2000 to 2005 I received a court order by a court in Tel
> > Aviv once from two policemen to give a specific user's password to the
> > Israeli police, and the password and mail were not encrypted then. And I
> > was not allowed to tell anyone about this court order, except my lawyer.
> > But I refused to give the user's password to the police. So if I receive
> a
> > court order again, I don't want to be able to give the user's password or
> > mail to anyone, and I don't want it to be on the servers unless it's
> > encrypted. That's why I want it to be encrypted. If I receive a court
> order
> > again I want to be able to tell the police that the mail and password are
> > encrypted, and only the user knows the password and is able to read his
> > mail. Is it possible?
>
> Could you encrypt your email body with gpg (say with a subprocess) and
> then email that?
>
> As to the username and password, I've never worked on a system where
> passwords could even be extracted by a sysadmin.  I could tell you the
> salted hash but never the password.
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