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Self-Destructing Email: Technical Information

Other news outlets are touting Microsoft’s self-destructing email, in which an email message is encrypted before it is sent and all of the recipients need to pick up decrypting keys from a key server. This technology is quite similar to…

Other news outlets are touting Microsoft’s self-destructing email, in which an email message is encrypted before it is sent and all of the recipients need to pick up decrypting keys from a key server. This technology is quite similar to what others have done, including disappearing Ink. You can read about it in this BBC article, or you can read the Microsoft technical discussion on Microsoft TechNet.