Whoa, that Phil Zimmermann, creator of (and one of inspirations of my handle, btw), made a Reddit AMA just a few days ago:


Some very interesting insights there. I like this one:

"PGP was designed for the audience at that time, which was a population of power users - everyone who used email in 1991 was by definition a power user."

There you have it: PGP is user-friendly... depending on who you call the user!


@kzimmermann My favorite quote: ‘The "S" in "ioT" stands for Security.’

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