[Standards-JIG] Many to many e2e encryption (JEP-116)

Ralph Meijer jabber.org at ralphm.ik.nu
Fri Nov 25 12:23:18 UTC 2005

On Fri, Nov 25, 2005 at 12:04:56PM +0100, Pierre THIERRY wrote:
> As I recently read the JEP-116, I was asking myself if the scenario used
> in encrypted mailing list, at least with Sympa IIRC, has been
> considered, i.e. that there would be an ESession established between
> each individual Jabber end user and a central Jabber entity (like a MUC
> room).

Sure, this is possible, but it requires cooperation of the MUC service.
Also note that since you are depending on the MUC service to reencrypt
messages, your communication is not end-to-end secured any more. This
requires trust in the MUC service.



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