surrendering one's passphrase to authorities

David Shaw dshaw at
Wed Mar 4 01:21:46 CET 2009

On Mar 3, 2009, at 7:08 PM, John Clizbe wrote:

> gerry_lowry (alliston ontario canada) wrote:
>> unfortunately, it's likely that certain countries handle this using  
>> torture.
> Folks on this list have said for years that rubber-hose key extraction
> is orders of magnitude faster than brute-force computation.

... and cue the XKCD:


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