[OT] Re: [Forwarded] RealID: How to become an unperson.

2005-07-06 Thread J.A. Terranson
On Tue, 5 Jul 2005 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: your ID card. Exactly that circular problem as mentioned in the posting. But when I explained that circular problem, they checked by phone with the town's registry office and gave me the copy of the birth certificate without an ID card to solve

Re: [Forwarded] RealID: How to become an unperson.

2005-07-06 Thread Steven M. Bellovin
In message [EMAIL PROTECTED], [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: But nevertheless, I do not understand why americans are so afraid of an ID card. It has by far more advantages than disadvantages, and actually the US driving license is already a kind of ID card. Let me refer you to a National Academies

Re: [Forwarded] RealID: How to become an unperson.

2005-07-06 Thread hadmut
On Tue, Jul 05, 2005 at 11:26:54PM -0400, Steven M. Bellovin wrote: Let me refer you to a National Academies report (I was on the committee): Stephen T. Kent and Lynette Millett, ed. IDs -- Not That Easy: Questions About Nationwide Identity Systems. National Academies Press, 2002.

Re: Time-Memory-Key tradeoff attacks?

2005-07-06 Thread D. J. Bernstein
My paper ``Understanding brute force'' explains an attack with a much better price-performance ratio than the attack described by Biryukov: http://cr.yp.to/talks.html#2005.05.27 http://cr.yp.to/papers.html#bruteforce Biryukov's central point regarding key amortization was made earlier

Re: Feature or Flaw?

2005-07-06 Thread Amir Herzberg
Lance James wrote: Amir Herzberg wrote: Lance James wrote: ... https://slam.securescience.com/threats/mixed.html This site is set so that there is a frame of https://www.bankone.com inside my https://slam.securescience.com/threats/mixed.html site. The imaginative part is that you may

Private info for sale in Moscow kiosks...

2005-07-06 Thread Perry E. Metzger
Bruce Schneier's blog had a pointer to this story, about the black market in personal information in Moscow: http://www.globetechnology.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20050705.gtrussia05/BNStory/Technology/ At the Gorbushka kiosk, sales are so brisk that the vendor excuses himself to help other

A Note About Trust Anchor Key Distribution

2005-07-06 Thread Thierry Moreau
To all: Here is a scheme for a central organization distributing a trust anchor public key with rollover requirement. The suggested acronym for this scheme is TAKREM for Trust Anchor Key REnewal Method. We use the notation #R[i]# for the public root public key #R[i]#, with the private key

Re: [Forwarded] RealID: How to become an unperson.

2005-07-06 Thread Stefan Kelm
Isn't that ridiculous? In the USA where they allegedly don't have ID cards you are approx. more than 20 times as often asked for a picture ID than in Germany where we have ID cards officially. True. But funny, isn't it: I always enjoy looking at the most puzzled facial expression of some

Re: [Forwarded] RealID: How to become an unperson.

2005-07-06 Thread Jörn
--- Jonathan Thornburg [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: - In Germany we have an ID card and I have it in my pocket all the time. But actually it is rarely used, I do need it not more than maybe three times a year. [[...]] I think this has a lot to do with the fact that

[Clips] A Radical Tool To Fight ID Theft

2005-07-06 Thread R.A. Hettinga
--- begin forwarded text Delivered-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Wed, 6 Jul 2005 16:12:29 -0400 To: Philodox Clips List [EMAIL PROTECTED] From: R.A. Hettinga [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [Clips] A Radical Tool To Fight ID Theft Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sender: [EMAIL PROTECTED]