Why we spent a decade+ building strong crypto security

2002-11-19 Thread John Gilmore
The US government's moves to impose totalitarian control in the last year (secret trials, enemies lists, massive domestic surveillance) are what some of the more paranoid among us have been expecting for years. I was particularly amused by last week's comments from the Administration that it'll be

Re: Why we spent a decade+ building strong crypto security

2002-11-19 Thread Adam Shostack
On Sun, Nov 17, 2002 at 11:29:59PM -0800, John Gilmore wrote: | Now's a great time to deploy good working encryption, everywhere you | can. Next month or next year may be too late. And even honest ISPs, | banks, airlines (hah), etc, may be forced by law or by secret pressure | to act as