hard-copy backups

Atom Smasher atom at smasher.org
Fri Jan 6 00:13:06 CET 2006

On Thu, 5 Jan 2006, Samuel ]slund wrote:

> In Sweden people with weapon licenses are required to either keep their 
> weapons locked up in a safe that is non-trivial to move or store them 
> with the "vital part" and ammunition removed and hidden in different 
> places.
> Might be applicable?

hhmm.... the first part is analogous to physically or cryptographically 
securing data.

the second part, taken to a cryptographic extreme, leads me to consider 
making a one-time-pad of two or more parts, and leaving the parts under 
the care of different "trusted" persons and/or in different "secure" 
locations... that's a backup scheme i hadn't considered...


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