…the post cometh, and unopened?…

If the news is true, it is good news indeed for privacy, and bad news for shameless official deceit and the compulsive snooping on man, woman and child, and organisations and governments worldwide. And for that we should thank Edward Snowden.

Over at Prof Juan Cole’s informed consent we have, Google Follows Snowden’s Advice, Encrypts All Gmail Messages

One good first step. Soon protections against other eavesdropping? For one country, with its compliant allies, to have reached such a reckless stage suggests a lunatic desperation to forestall the inevitable — the handwriting has been on the wall, and legible. The cost to those US (and other) companies complicit in the knavery, totally unnecessary, is in the mail, COD.