[kwlug-disc] Generating and using PGP keys
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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.
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