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Re: Emacs/Mutt and Efail or OpenPGP is safer than S/MIME?

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: Emacs/Mutt and Efail or OpenPGP is safer than S/MIME?
Date: Mon, 21 May 2018 00:15:45 -0400

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   >> (setq gnus-blocked-images nil)

  > All I can say: I set the variable to nil, I use chrome with the tracker
  > email extension, send a message to myself, opening it with emacs/gnus
  > and the chrome extension software tells me that I have opened it.

  > If the variable is set as it should be, the tracking software does not
  > detect that I have opened it.

Thank you.  Your evidence shows that this DOES create a vulnerability.

Someone reported adding an explanation of this to the doc string of
gnus-blocked-images.  Does it warn about the vulnerability adequately now?

Dr Richard Stallman
President, Free Software Foundation (https://gnu.org, https://fsf.org)
Internet Hall-of-Famer (https://internethalloffame.org)
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