johanw at vulcan.xs4all.nl
Fri Feb 4 00:24:25 CET 2005
Atom Smasher wrote:
>> In the UK, the trick of adding a message "This key is not requested by
>> the governemnt" and removing the message if it is can be used.
>huh? i'm not sure how that works... tell me more...
You add a message to all your encrypted files and your key with such a text.
If the gouvernment requests the key, you remove the message.
Bruce Schneier reported some library did the same with gouvernment requests
to log internet activity. They put up a sign "XXX days without logging",
and the suddenly removed the sign, making obvious what happened.
ir. J.C.A. Wevers // Physics and science fiction site:
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PGP/GPG public keys at http://www.xs4all.nl/~johanw/pgpkeys.html
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