off-topic: Article about the maker of GPG, Werner Koch

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08 Feb, 2015 07:02 PM

This might be an interesting read for some of you. greetings, Thomas_U

The World's Email Encryption Software Relies on One Guy

Sunday, 08 February 2015 09:10 - By Julia Angwin, ProPublica | Report

Werner Koch wrote the software, known as Gnu Privacy Guard, in 1997, and since then has been almost single-handedly keeping it alive with patches and updates from his home in Erkrath, Germany. Now 53, he is running out of money and patience with being underfunded.
  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Steve on 01 Jun, 2015 01:35 PM

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    Thanks for posting Thomas. Closing since no discussion is happening. Post will remain visible of course.

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