[kwlug-disc] Generating and using PGP keys
rarsa at yahoo.com
Sat Feb 21 18:28:21 EST 2009
--- On Sat, 2/21/09, Chris Frey <cdfrey at foursquare.net> wrote:
>How many people check for a device like this before
>typing at a public computer?
I do, after I adjust my tinfoil hat.
Privacy and safety are important, but there is always a trade off.
We all exchange a little bit of privacy or safety for something else. Like it or not is a zero sum deal.
You cannot have absolute privacy or absoulte safety.
Having said that, it is important always to reflect on the tradeoff: Is what I'm getting back worth the amount of safety or privacy I'm loosing?
There is no right or wrong answer. That is a very personal answer.
The important thing is always asking the question and getting the proper information to make an informed desicion.
Instant Messaging, free SMS, sharing photos and more... Try the new Yahoo! Canada Messenger at http://ca.beta.messenger.yahoo.com/
More information about the kwlug-disc