At 05:04 PM 9/8/03 -0400, Trei, Peter wrote:
>Why the heck would a government agency have to break the GSM encryption
>at all? The encryption is only on the airlink, and all GSM calls travel
>the POTS land line system in the clear, where they are subject to 
>warranted wiretaps.
>Breaking GSM is only of useful if you have no access to the landline
>portion of the system.

You forget that some regimes want to listen to GSM calls
in places that they don't control.

The Cryptography Mailing List
Unsubscribe by sending "unsubscribe cryptography" to [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Reply via email to