Re: Security statement

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Wed, 03 Dec 1997 11:18:20 -0800

Robert Hsiung wrote:

> At 1:10 AM -0600 12/2/97, Jason Williams wrote:
> >> Copies of e-mail might be saved on computers en route, and though it is
> >> understood that the privacy of e-mail should be respected, people with
> >> access (authorized or not) to those files would have access to the contents
> >> of those e-mails.
> >
> >Wow..that's news to me...I didn't know email was saved on the routers
> >while it was on its way to its destination.
> I wasn't thinking of the routers, but the email servers of the sender and
> recipient. To simplify things, I just grouped all unseen computers together
> as "computers en route". Maybe that was oversimplifying.
> Bob

Email can easily be encoded. Wouldn't that solve the problem?