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Google'es End-to-End

This seems like a good project, that will move PGP usability and standards
forward. It's also a big deal for Google to throw its support to the
project, since it is in direct tension with the business model Gmail is
built on (scanning your emails).

The auto-update feature is a big deal that will have to get wrestled with
openly as this moves further. Perhaps they'll work out a separate update
policy for it, who knows. But it'll also have applications outside of a
place in the Chrome Web Store.

For example, hopefully much of this work (especially the JS crypto work)
will also turn out to be reusable in Firefox.

On Thu, Jun 5, 2014 at 6:41 PM, <[email protected]> wrote:

> > Message du 05/06/14 04:54
> > De : "Alfie John"
> >
> > On Wed, Jun 4, 2014, at 10:19 AM, [email protected] wrote:
> > > If you want to land on a watch-list and maybe no-fly list, you just
> > > install it in your Chrome. Because as far as we can tell Google is in
> bed
> > > with the NSA and so the proprietary browser may just flag you to the
> > > system and done you are, or may forward all your messages in the clear.
> > > Who knows? Which is worst?
> > >
> > > That's why there is not foocking way to trust proprietary software.
> > > Companies are forced to act like criminals on behalf of the government.
> > > There is no loyalty, respect, ethics, honesty or even business which
> the
> > > US government won't try to trample upon.
> >
> > Someone's already submitted a bug report:
> >
> > https://code.google.com/p/end-to-end/issues/detail?id=9
> >
> It is interesting to note how this guy brushed the issue aside while
> clearly not addressing the concern at all, but make-believing it is
> addressed:
> >#5 [email protected]
> >Yes, we treat this concern very seriously.
> >I closed it because we aren't auto-updating any extensions (there's no
> CRX we are shipping that could be auto-updated).
> Yeah, they aren't auto-updating extensions, but this doesn't concern other
> extensions, this concerns the core of the browser itself.
> These reactions plus the way we see this "innovation" pushed in the
> specialized media already is a sure indicator that the backdoor is in place
> already to trap the fools.
> Run this thing and get all your messages stored in the clear, in an
> obscure datacenter, forever.

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