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On 30 May 2002 at 13:53, Tim Bray wrote:

> Shipping unencrypted sensitive information from anywhere to anywhere 
> over any medium whatsoever is egregiously stupid.  Fortunately, the 
> infrastructure is well-supplied with tools to support secure encrypted 
> transmission of anything from anywhere to anywhere; whether the anything 
> is XML or not is purely orthogonal.

This reminded me of one of my favorite quotes:

"Using encryption on the Internet is the equivalent of arranging an 
armored car to deliver credit-card information from someone living in 
a cardboard box to someone living on a park bench" - Spaff


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