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An Open Specification for Pretty Good Privacy (openpgp)


OpenPGP is defined by the OpenPGP Working Group of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) Proposed Standard RFC 2440. The OpenPGP standard was originally derived from PGP (Pretty Good Privacy), first created by Phil Zimmermann in 1991.


The OpenPGP Alliance is a growing group of companies and other organizations that are implementers of the OpenPGP Proposed Standard. The Alliance works to facilitate technical interoperability and marketing synergy between OpenPGP implementations.


The goal of the OpenPGP working group is to provide IETF standards for the algorithms and formats of PGP processed objects as well as providing the MIME framework for exchanging them via e-mail or other transport protocols.


References

  • "OpenPGP Alliance" http://www.openpgp.org/. Retrieved July 1, 2005
  • "An Open Specification for Pretty Good Privacy (openpgp)" http://www.ietf.org/html.charters/openpgp-charter.html. (2005-02-10). Retrieved July 1, 2005

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