Re: High hopes for unscrambling the vote

2004-06-08 Thread Roy M. Silvernail
R. A. Hettinga quotes Declan McCullagh: Bottom line:The technology is still in its prototype stage--but a bigger obstacle may be whether notoriously conservative voting officials can be convinced to try something new. That's an interesting perspective, considering electronic voting already *is*

High hopes for unscrambling the vote

2004-06-08 Thread R. A. Hettinga
http://news.com.com/2102-1028_3-5227789.html?tag=st.util.print CNET News http://www.news.com/ High hopes for unscrambling the vote By Declan McCullagh Staff Writer, CNET News.com http://news.com.com/2100-1028-5227789.html Story last modified June 8, 2004, 4:00 AM PDT PISCATAWAY,

RE: Passwords can sit on disk for years

2004-06-08 Thread jdean
And of course, the article didn't get it right. Because of optimizing compilers, it is *not* trivial to zero passwords. - The Cryptography Mailing List Unsubscribe by sending unsubscribe cryptography to [EMAIL PROTECTED]

W Post: US gets 126,000,000 intelligence intercepts a day?

2004-06-08 Thread Perry E. Metzger
[Forwarded on John's behalf...] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED], [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: W Post: US gets 126,000,000 intelligence intercepts a day? Date: Wed, 02 Jun 2004 21:39:36 -0700 From: John Gilmore [EMAIL PROTECTED] The government receives 126 million intelligence intercepts a day. I've

Re: Security clampdown on the home PC banknote forgers

2004-06-08 Thread Axel H Horns
On 6 Jun 2004, at 15:30, R. A. Hettinga wrote: http://observer.guardian.co.uk/print/0,3858,4940746-102285,00.html Observer Security clampdown on the home PC banknote forgers Banks win EU support for software blocks to tackle the cottage counterfeiters Tony Thompson, crime

Re: Security clampdown on the home PC banknote forgers

2004-06-08 Thread bear
On Tue, 8 Jun 2004, Axel H Horns wrote: Hmm hmmm ... and what about Open Source graphics software like Gimp? http://www.gimp.org/ Will Gimp be banned because of everybody can throw out the call to the banknote detection routine? Will the banknote detection software be made publicly

Re: Security clampdown on the home PC banknote forgers

2004-06-08 Thread jedi
Quoting Axel H Horns [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Will the banknote detection software be made publicly available to the Gimp developer team? This makes the assumption that the gimp developers will include it into future versions. How will that make much of a difference? A savvy coder will just

Re: Security clampdown on the home PC banknote forgers

2004-06-08 Thread jdean
It's time to start wearing t-shirts bearing the image of a banned banknote. (To circumvent counterfeiting laws, wear the banknote of a foreign country). Imagine the frustration of the police when they can't photocopy your picture.