Edward Snowden über E-Mail-Verschlüsselung

Ein Abschnitt aus dem erstaunlich kultivierten und sachlichen Chat mit Edward Snowden im Guardian.

Is encrypting my email any good at defeating the NSA survelielance? Id my data protected by standard encryption?
Encryption works. Properly implemented strong crypto systems are one of the few things that you can rely on. Unfortunately, endpoint security is so terrifically weak that NSA can frequently find ways around it.

Zur Verschlüsselungsanleitung für E-Mails bitte hier entlang.