> Yes, the new email program uses a public key encryption system, so you can even 'sign' your messages. It is the same system PGP is based on, although the key must be under 40 bits.
40 measely bits for asymmetric encryption!? I thought that the US
government said that
the export limits symmetric (DES, Blowfish, IDEA, RC4, etc.) to 40 bits
and asymmetric (PGP, RSA, etc.) to something like 512bits.
I think I also saw that (the 512 bit for Public-key systems) in
My PGP public keys can be found at