Re: Encryption plugins for gaim

2005-03-25 Thread Michael P. Soulier
On 14/03/05 Adam Fields said: Given what may or may not be recent ToS changes to the AIM service, I've recently been looking into encryption plugins for gaim. If you use jabber, note that the Psi client supports 2-person PGP encrypted conversations. I sometimes find it useful. http

Re: Encryption plugins for gaim

2005-03-20 Thread Adam Fields
On Tue, Mar 15, 2005 at 12:54:19PM -0600, Peter Saint-Andre wrote: Why not help us make Jabber/XMPP more secure, rather than overloading AIM? With AIM/MSN/Yahoo your account will always exist at the will of Unfortunately, I already have a large network of people who use AIM, and they all each

Re: Encryption plugins for gaim

2005-03-20 Thread Adam Fields
On Tue, Mar 15, 2005 at 02:47:35PM -0500, Ian Goldberg wrote: this is actually a very good solution for me. The only thing I don't like about it is that it stores the private key on your machine. I understand why that is, but it also means that if you switch machines with the same login

Re: Encryption plugins for gaim

2005-03-20 Thread Peter Saint-Andre
On Tue, Mar 15, 2005 at 02:14:48PM -0500, Ian Goldberg wrote: OTR works over Jabber today. Granted, it's not very Jabberish (as far as I understand the term; I don't know the Jabber protocol very well): it just replaces the text of the message with ciphertext. [gaim, at least, doesn't seem

Re: Encryption plugins for gaim

2005-03-20 Thread Jim Cheesman
Ian G wrote: Adam Fields wrote: Given what may or may not be recent ToS changes to the AIM service, I've recently been looking into encryption plugins for gaim. Specifically, I note gaim-otr, authored by Ian G, who's on this list. Just a quick note of clarification, there is a collision

Re: Encryption plugins for gaim

2005-03-20 Thread Bill Stewart
At 10:19 PM 3/13/2005, Adam Fields wrote: Given what may or may not be recent ToS changes to the AIM service, I've recently been looking into encryption plugins for gaim. AOL says that the ToS bits are only for things like chatrooms; user-to-user AIM traffic doesn't even go through their servers

Re: Encryption plugins for gaim

2005-03-20 Thread Adam Shostack
On Tue, Mar 15, 2005 at 09:33:51PM +0100, Jim Cheesman wrote: | Ian G wrote: | | Adam Fields wrote: | | Given what may or may not be recent ToS changes to the AIM service, | I've recently been looking into encryption plugins for gaim. | Specifically, I note gaim-otr, authored by Ian G, who's

Re: Encryption plugins for gaim

2005-03-20 Thread Steven M. Bellovin
In message [EMAIL PROTECTED], Peter Saint-Andre writes: On Tue, Mar 15, 2005 at 02:02:31PM -0500, Adam Fields wrote: On Tue, Mar 15, 2005 at 12:54:19PM -0600, Peter Saint-Andre wrote: Why not help us make Jabber/XMPP more secure, rather than overloading AIM? With AIM/MSN/Yahoo your account

Re: Encryption plugins for gaim

2005-03-15 Thread Ian G
Adam Fields wrote: Given what may or may not be recent ToS changes to the AIM service, I've recently been looking into encryption plugins for gaim. Specifically, I note gaim-otr, authored by Ian G, who's on this list. Just a quick note of clarification, there is a collision in the name Ian G. 4

Re: Encryption plugins for gaim

2005-03-15 Thread Taral
On Mon, Mar 14, 2005 at 01:19:04AM -0500, Adam Fields wrote: Given what may or may not be recent ToS changes to the AIM service, I've recently been looking into encryption plugins for gaim. Specifically, I note gaim-otr, authored by Ian G, who's on this list. Ian - would you care to share