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Re: adding digital signature to email?

From: <lst_hoe02_at_nospam>
Date: Wed Oct 27 2010 - 16:36:39 GMT
To: postfix-users@postfix.org

Zitat von Mark Blackman <mark@exonetric.com>:

> lst_hoe02@kwsoft.de wrote:
>>
>> In case of e-mail it is most of the time more of validating the sender
>> in common-sense (Anscheinsbeweis) and not legally-binding. At least here
>> in germany there is no valid *automatic* signing anyway which could be
>> legally-binding.
>
> Validating the sender is very much worth something, but having a
> unencrypted private key on a 3rd party server is still something I'd
> raise an eyebrow about.

S/MIME Gateways are mostly used in the context of company networks i
guess, where central management matters. Agreed for end user services
this is not the right way to go.

Regards

Andreas