Re: [Shutup] [ietf-smtp] real life privacy tradeoffs, was Proposed Charter

"John Levine" <johnl@taugh.com> Wed, 02 December 2015 16:07 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Shutup] [ietf-smtp] real life privacy tradeoffs, was Proposed Charter
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In article <1449069164873-53573cc1-d1798c08-2eeb118d@fugue.com> you write:
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>Wednesday, Dec 2, 2015 9:49 AM John Levine wrote:
>> Different people are different and it is not helpful to pretend that
>> all end users are the same.  Most people say they care about privacy,
>> but their actions show that they actually don't, e.g., they'll trade
>> their password or SSN for a candy bar.
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>Show your data or please stop making generalizations like this.   This is really not helpful.

Hmmn.  If people are this unfamilar with practical user security, and
are unable to type "trade password for a candy bar" into Google, this
is going to be a very slow slog.

R's,
John