Google announces digital encryption service

Google announces digital encryption service

Businessweek: Officially named "End-to-End," the Chrome Web browser extension will encrypt one's digital message which will remain encrypted until the intended recipient decodes it.

“While end-to-end encryption tools like PGP and GnuPG have been around for a long time, they require a great deal of technical know-how and manual effort to use,” the official Google blog post says. “To help make this kind of encryption a bit easier, we’re releasing code for a new Chrome extension that uses OpenPGP, an open standard supported by many existing encryption tools.”

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