Lots of people in the world depend on electronic security. That means it has to be seriously strong, and I have been worrying that lots of folks — esp media folks — are eager for easy-to-use shortcuts, even if those shortcuts aren’t actually secure. CryptoCat is one such shortcut, as was Hushmail, and I believe neither are adequate for the hard case of protecting human rights information. There are solid security solutions, though we have a long way to go to improve user interfaces and overall user experience.
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