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Why am I seeing the "Key contains a special character that isn't safe to use" error? 🔑

When creating your keys, Cryptee uses a hashing algorithm (SHA256) provided by OpenPGPjs to mask the information for your safety. 


This algorithm / implementation happens to dislike what programmers call "wide-characters". A good example of a wide-character is the "€" symbol. 


So to prevent further issues from happening with your key, Cryptee warns you if you happen to have a wide-character in your key. 


We're sorry for the inconvenience this may cause. 



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