I have repeatedly told my friends and family that securing their email is the second step in securing your electronic communications, the first being to start using a privacy-aware search engine. This usually falls on concerned but overwhelmed ears. It seems hard to encrypt email. In reality, it is easy,
If you aren't using PGP encrypted email, then you're a bad, bad person. :-) I've recently issued out new PGP keys to replace my expired ones. You can find them at the following link, as well as on public keyservers that tend to get traffic: http://files.sacrideo.us/arcfide-pgp.