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Email Surveillance Could Put Journalists' Sources at Risk of Being Revealed

In an interview with The Guardian, Phil Zimmermann, the creator of email encryption software PGP and president of email encrypting service Silent Circle, warned consumer email users about the threats of exposing their metadata to spies. He said that while you can protect the content of an email message, he warned about the inability to encrypt email headers and metadata. He pointed out that journalists are at risk, as governments may spy on journalists who exchange emails with sensitive sources.

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