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Cryptography whizz Phil Zimmermann looks back at 30 years of Pretty Good Privacy

Michael Wojcik Silver badge

Re: I think the real reason PGP succeeded...

A key which expired every 6-12 months and had to be replaced

What part of the S/MIME standard do you believe requires this?

Encryption was super slow

An implementation issue. This has nothing to do with S/MIME itself.

I drove a Buick once. It wasn't very good. Therefore all sedans are terrible, and everyone should drive pick-up trucks instead.

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