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firewall whitepapers  does not require any firewall changes. E-mail is robust in the face of server failures; if the RPTN server is temporarily unavailable, the RPTN reports will queue until it comes back up. GPG is a free, robust and well-known mechanism for encrypting e-mail, and shipping our public key with CanIt makes it simple to securely encrypt RPTN reports. A CanIt installation constructs an RPTN report as follows: It places the cookie C in the Subject: header It gathers all the signatures for submission and

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