Gmail improves its encryption in response to government snooping

Gmail comes up with improved encryption, but there are still limited opportunities for government spies and others to snoop on private e-mail messages

There is a renewed effort by Google to ensure Gmail is secure from government snooping or from other outsiders with nefarious intentions. 

The latest move helps private companies and other organizations concerned about protecting their own or their customers’ privacy, but it definitely has limits.

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