How true can this be?

David Shaw dshaw at
Sat Jan 26 22:41:02 CET 2008

On Sat, Jan 26, 2008 at 01:15:23PM -0800, Raygene wrote:
> While discussing GnuPG on MacNN forum, someone posted the following message:
> Tonight I met this guy who works for an internet security company. they help
> governments/law agencies, what he told me is so depressing. apparently, big
> brother has the decryption keys for most internet algorithms, they basically
> can record the information and decrypt it in %95 of the cases... I am no
> security/privacy expert, but its shocking to know that. The guy did not want
> to speak much, but he said that mac is the most secure platform from all
> operating systems?..... does anyone know more about this?
> Does this hold water or was that so-called security expert full of it?

On the whole, the words of some random guy on some random web page
quoting some other random guy that he just happened to meet might not
be your best source of information.


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