pretty Easy privacy (pEp): Progressive Header Disclosure
draft-luck-lamps-pep-header-protection-03

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Abstract

Issues with email header protection in S/MIME have been recently raised in the IETF LAMPS Working Group. The need for amendments to the existing specification regarding header protection was expressed. The pretty Easy privacy (pEp) implementations currently use a mechanism quite similar to the currently standardized message wrapping for S/MIME. The main difference is that pEp is using PGP/ MIME instead, and adds space for carrying public keys next to the protected message. In LAMPS, it has been expressed that whatever mechanism will be chosen, it should not be limited to S/MIME, but also applicable to PGP/MIME. This document aims to contribute to this discussion and share the pEp implementation experience with email header protection.

Authors

Claudio Luck (claudio.luck@pep.foundation)

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