absolutely nothing to panic over

Robert J. Hansen rjh at sixdemonbag.org
Sat Oct 24 10:52:46 CEST 2015

> Yup, instead of panicking, we should simply acknowledge the fact
> that secret communication is not possible without out-of-channel
> key exchange. The dream of circumventing this fact of life with
> the alchemy called "public key cryptography" is quickly coming
> to its end.

Never heard of McEliece, have you?  Quantum-resistant public key crypto.
 It's pretty cool stuff.

I know it's popular to say the sky is falling, but it isn't, and this
kind of scaremongering doesn't help anyone.

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