Why is this Work Necessary?
However, I think privacy is an indivisible civil right and even if I have nothing to hide, why should anyone be allowed to read my letters? Besides - if a government is able to read my communication and to track my connections, everyone else can do quite the same. Everyone else being for instance terrorists, criminals, hackers, competitors and so on just to name a few! Privacy Enhanced E-Mail PEE - www.peemail.org - A Javanerd Project.
Why is PEE Different?
A secure mail solution aims at encrypting the communication contents only. If you encrypt e-mail using for instance pgp, all the meta-data, even the subject line, are unencrypted. Unfortunately, metadata reveals a lot more about a person than the actual content, be it an e-mail or a phone call. A number of studies and experiments show the extent of information that can be gained from metadata, see the links below. The unique identifier number assigned to a particular mobile phone device. Details about wh...