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Google is testing a plugin for Gmail that enables end-to-end encryption of emails. If widely adopted, this would make it impossible for Google to data mine the content of your emails to sell targeted ads. I predict this doesn’t catch on.

You could also predict this:

Never trust software anyone else makes. Wash behind your ears. Code your own security tools. Actually, if I could stop being smarmy for half a second, this guy is on the board of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, who actually did code their own system. So, you know, nicely done.

But wait guys how do we know EFF hasn’t received a National Security Let-gunshot