[trees-plugin] - Dovecot index gets corrupted,^M when using maildir and recievend and accessing mail at the same time

Joseph Tam jtam.home at gmail.com
Wed Aug 15 23:31:21 EEST 2018

On Sat, 11 Aug 2018, Aki Tuomi wrote:

> While this is true, it can be useful to encrypt messages in-rest at 3rd
> party storage.

Sure, in this case, mail operator != storage operator.  It's not apparent
those who clamour for it know the difference.

> For end user, only PGP or similar provides sufficient security against admin.

For content.  Metadata can also reveal a lot.

If the goal is to ensure privacy using a third-party storage provider (and
assuming mail handlers are implictly trusted), it seems more productive
to invest effort into block/FS level encryption that comprehensively
protects all data.

Joseph Tam <jtam.home at gmail.com>

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