CodeCon submission deadline reminder

2005-12-14 Thread Len Sassaman
Here's a reminder that the deadline for submissions to CodeCon 2006 is this week. Feel free to forward this to project developers who might not otherwise see it. --Len. -- CodeCon 2006 February 10-12, 2006 San Francisco CA, USA www.codecon.org Call For Papers CodeCon is the premier showcase

Re: automatic toll collection, was Japan Puts Its Money on E-Cash

2005-12-14 Thread John Levine
Some Americans, analysts note, are already using a version of e- cash to bypass toll lanes on highways. Don't take that as a sign of consumer acceptance, though. In Illinois, if you won't pre-pay your tolls in $40 increments, you will pay double the rate in cash at the toolbooth. Here in the

Re: secure links using classical (i.e., non-quantum) physics

2005-12-14 Thread Travis H.
I am discussing implementing a very simple version of this with the author. If anyone else is interested in participating or just watching, email me and I'll keep you in the loop. -- http://www.lightconsulting.com/~travis/ -- P=NP if (P=0 or N=1) My love for mathematics is like 1/x as x

Re: X.509 / PKI, PGP, and IBE Secure Email Technologies

2005-12-14 Thread Werner Koch
On Mon, 12 Dec 2005 10:59:05 -0600, Travis H said: Not to side track the discussion, but frequently I've heard PKI compared to PGP's model. Isn't PGP's trust model the same as everyone being their own CA? You need to clarify the trust model. The OpenPGP standard does not define any trust

Re: crypto for the average programmer

2005-12-14 Thread Peter Gutmann
Travis H. [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: In Peter Gutmann's godzilla cryptography tutorial, he has some really good (though terse) advice on subtle gotchas in using DH/RSA/Elgamal. I learned a few no-nos, such as not sending the same message to 3 seperate users in RSA (if using 3 as an encryption

Deal on EU data retention law

2005-12-14 Thread Stefan Kelm
[http://www.europarl.eu.int/news/expert/infopress_page/019-3536-348-12-50-902-20051206IPR03225-14-12-2005-2005--false/default_en.htm] Deal on EU data retention law The European Parliament adopted today by 378 votes in favour, 197 against and 30 abstentions a directive on data retention in first

How security could benefit from high volume spam

2005-12-14 Thread Hadmut Danisch
How security could benefit from high volume spam The parliament of the European Union today has passed a law that electronical call detail records, such as phone numbers, e-mail addresses, web accesses of all 450 million EU citizens are to be recorded and stored for 6 to 24 months. So everyone

Re: crypto for the average programmer

2005-12-14 Thread Travis H.
On 12/14/05, Peter Gutmann [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I don't know if there's any site tracking this, but (as the tutorial says) you can either go with PKCS #1 (the de facto standard, easy to implement and widely used) ... Actually, I'm embarassed to admit this but I've seen PKCS before but

RE: crypto for the average programmer

2005-12-14 Thread Whyte, William
On 12/14/05, Peter Gutmann [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I don't know if there's any site tracking this, but (as the tutorial says) you can either go with PKCS #1 (the de facto standard, easy to implement and widely used) ... Actually, I'm embarassed to admit this but I've seen PKCS

[EMAIL PROTECTED]: [Politech] E.U. Parliament votes to force data retention on telecom, Net firms [priv]]

2005-12-14 Thread R. A. Hettinga
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