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Yes, that's the one. RSA is part of GnuPG, it's just that they've avoided it in that document. I think the RSA patent has since expired (this was written in ...
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    Yes, that's the one.
    RSA is part of GnuPG, it's just that they've avoided it in that document. I think the RSA patent has since expired (this was written in 2002), but I'm not sure.

    You cannot encrypt them from within the webmail, but just do as you're doing now with the zip files: encrypt them before you send them.

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    Anyone know which Linux compression program will compress and uncompress files that are in .rar (winrar).
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    Now that's a tough one... =)
    I don't know, but check this one out:
    http://www.programfiles.com/Default.asp?LinkId=7987

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dolda2000
    Yes, that's the one.
    RSA is part of GnuPG, it's just that they've avoided it in that document. I think the RSA patent has since expired (this was written in 2002), but I'm not sure.

    You cannot encrypt them from within the webmail, but just do as you're doing now with the zip files: encrypt them before you send them.

    Thanks Dolda.
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    Make sure they have your public key or they will not be able to decrypt the files. Yes pgp can use RSA.

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    Cool.

    Thanks everyone.

    I've got all the info that I need now.

    Much appreciated.
    JB

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    RSA was patented? That's crazy! The theory isn't that complicated. Anyone with a few college math classes should be able to follow the basic idea behind it.

    Why doesn't someone patent geometry, while they're at it?

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    Much is equally stupid. Like the LZW algorithm as used by GIFs... that's also patented, while it isn't really that complicated. Plugins for web browsers are also patented... M$ was recently sued for I think about $500M for having plugins in IE. And very soon the European congress will be voting for a new patenting bill that would make it even easier to patent such things, like Amazon One-Click shopping. It's a crazy world as it is; I just hope that bill doesn't go through.

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