I came across a site called All My Links recently. I really wouldn't recommend using it.
@sandro correct - Linux still doesn't have very wide appeal. Last time I checked it was something like 3% in the desktop space? That's pitiful.
The 64k thing isn't relavent here - that was said a long time ago before computers became mainstream. We're after the fact when it comes to GPG and it's still not really used.
@kev I've always thought the idea that Linux market share is bad is an interesting perspective. Apple's market share is less than 10% of the desktop market, and most people I know would say they're a major brand in the desktop market. Given, going from 3% to 10% is a large jump, but Linux is a lot closer to macOS than macOS is to Windows.
My personal preference is S/MIME but even that I do not see ever having high adoption.
One of the problems is access to trusted Certificate Authorities, it is expensive to get a signed S/MIME key.
I was hoping DNSSEC could solve that, authenticating self-signed keys by fingerprint in DNS, but DNSSEC adoption is slow and the record in DNS would result in address verification for spammers.
@kev I would love to see more services integrate encryption automatically. The reason encryption isn't used is because it's a pain most of the time. If using Keybase encryption was as simple as checking a box in Thunderbird and when you send an email Thunderbird would just go out there, see if the To address has a key and encrypt if it does, more people would use it. Keybase's aim is to make encryption easy for the average person, but they've still got a ways to go before that's true.
@mike absolutely! That's the barrier to entry. People just can't be bothered pissing around with it. Myself included.
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