Re: Any comments on BlueGem's LocalSSL?

2005-10-31 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 11:10 AM -0700 10/28/05, James A. Donald wrote: I am a reluctant convert to DRM. At least with DRM, we face a smaller number of threats. I have had it explained to me, many times more than I want to remember, :-), that strong crypto is strong crypto. It's not that I'm unconvinceable, but I'm

Re: Any comments on BlueGem's LocalSSL?

2005-10-31 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 7:51 PM -0400 10/28/05, R.A. Hettinga wrote: OTOH, if markets overtake the DRM issue, ^ moot, was what I meant to say... Anyway, you get the idea. Cheers, RAH -- - R. A. Hettinga mailto: [EMAIL PROTECTED] The Internet Bearer

Re: Blood, Bullets, Bombs and Bandwidth

2005-10-31 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 11:59 PM + 10/30/05, Justin wrote: Tyler likes the high-speed lifestyle so much that he ditched it and moved to London? He and Jayme are back in Kurdistan, now. Don't know for how long, though. He's teaching a new class of engineers, including crypto and security stuff. Watched their jaws

Re: On the orthogonality of anonymity to current market demand

2005-10-31 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 10:22 AM -0500 10/31/05, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: and doesn't history show that big corporations are only interested in revenue One should hope so. ;-) Cheers, RAH -- - R. A. Hettinga mailto: [EMAIL PROTECTED] The Internet Bearer Underwriting Corporation

Re: [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Re: [p2p-hackers] P2P Authentication]

2005-10-28 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 9:27 PM -0700 10/27/05, cyphrpunk wrote: Every key has passed through dozens of hands before you get to see it. What are the odds that nobody's fucked with it in all that time? You're going to put that thing in your mouth? I don't think so. So, as Carl Ellison says, get it from the source.

Re: [PracticalSecurity] Anonymity - great technology but hardly used

2005-10-28 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 8:18 PM -0700 10/27/05, cyphrpunk wrote: Keep the focus on anonymity. That's what the cypherpunks list is about. Please. The cypherpunks list is about anything we want it to be. At this stage in the lifecycle (post-nuclear-armageddon-weeds-in-the-rubble), it's more about the crazy bastards

Re: [PracticalSecurity] Anonymity - great technology but hardly used

2005-10-28 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 12:23 PM -0700 10/27/05, Major Variola (ret) wrote: Why don't you send her comma-delimited text, Excel can import it? But, but... You can't put Visual *BASIC* in comma delimited text... ;-) Cheers, RAH Yet another virus vector. Bah! :-) -- - R. A. Hettinga mailto: [EMAIL

Re: Any comments on BlueGem's LocalSSL?

2005-10-28 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 9:11 PM +1300 10/28/05, Peter Gutmann wrote: The West Coast Labs tests report that they successfully evade all known sniffers, which doesn't actually mean much since all it proves is that LocalSSL is sufficiently 0-day that none of the sniffers target it yet. The use of SSL to get the

Re: [PracticalSecurity] Anonymity - great technology but hardly used

2005-10-28 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 8:41 PM -0700 10/27/05, cyphrpunk wrote: Where else are you going to talk about this shit? Talk about it here, of course. Just don't expect anyone to listen to you when you play list-mommie. Cheers, RAH -- - R. A. Hettinga mailto: [EMAIL PROTECTED] The Internet Bearer

On the orthogonality of anonymity to current market demand

2005-10-25 Thread R.A. Hettinga
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- At 3:57 PM -0400 10/24/05, John Kelsey wrote: More to the point, an irreversible payment system raises big practical problems in a world full of very hard-to-secure PCs running the relevant software. One exploitable software bug, properly used, can steal an

Re: [fc-discuss] Financial Cryptography Update: On Digital Cash-like Payment Systems

2005-10-24 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 11:17 AM -0700 10/21/05, someone who can't afford a vowel, Alex, ;-) expressed his anal glands thusly in my general direction: You're such an asshole. My, my. Tetchy, this morning, oh vowelless one... At 11:17 AM -0700 10/21/05, cyphrpunk wrote: This is what you characterized as a unitary

Blood, Bullets, Bombs and Bandwidth

2005-10-24 Thread R.A. Hettinga
--- begin forwarded text Date: Sat, 22 Oct 2005 01:50:38 -0400 To: Philodox Clips List [EMAIL PROTECTED] From: R.A. Hettinga [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Blood, Bullets, Bombs and Bandwidth The long version of the Wired Story on Ryan Lackey, including lots more about Tyler Wagner, who I've

Re: [fc-discuss] Financial Cryptography Update: On Digital Cash-like Payment Systems

2005-10-21 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 10:23 PM +0200 10/20/05, Daniel A. Nagy wrote: The referred 1988 paper proposes an off-line system Please. You can just as easily do an on-line system, and still have blind signatures, including m=m=2 shared secret signature hiding to prevent double spending. In fact, the *only* viable way to

Re: [fc-discuss] Financial Cryptography Update: On Digital Cash-like Payment Systems

2005-10-21 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 2:36 AM +0200 10/21/05, Daniel A. Nagy wrote: With all due respect, this was unnecessarily rude, unfair and unwarranted. This is the *cypherpunks* list, guy... :-) Silvio Micali is a very prolific author and he published more than one paper on more than one exchange protocol And I just got

Re: [fc-discuss] Financial Cryptography Update: On Digital Cash-like Payment Systems

2005-10-21 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 12:32 AM +0200 10/21/05, Daniel A. Nagy wrote: Could you give us a reference to this one, please? Google is your friend, dude. Before making unitary global claims like you just did, you might consider consulting the literature. It's out there. Cheers, RAH -- - R. A.

Re: The price of failure

2005-10-21 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 6:22 PM -0700 10/20/05, Steve Schear wrote: Quick, before they change it: search Google using the term failure Yawn. That, or something like it, has been there for years, Steve... Cheers, RAH -- - R. A. Hettinga mailto: [EMAIL PROTECTED] The Internet Bearer Underwriting

Re: cypherpunks@minder.net closing on 11/1

2005-10-14 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 2:08 PM +0200 10/14/05, Eugen Leitl wrote: I'm suggesting [EMAIL PROTECTED] as an alternative node to subscribe to. Amen. No problems here, either, pretty much since the node went up. In case his load goes up now, :-), is anyone else running his node-ware on another machine to keep him from

Venona not all decrypted?

2005-10-04 Thread R.A. Hettinga
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- I just heard that the Venona intercepts haven't all been decrypted, and that the reason for that was there wasn't enough budget to do so. Is that not enough budget to apply the one-time pads they already have, or is that the once-and-futile exercise of

Re: [EMAIL PROTECTED]: [IP] Wireless access for all? Google plan would offer free Internet throughout SF]

2005-10-03 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 2:58 PM +0200 10/1/05, Eugen Leitl wrote: But will they block Tor? snip... Google plan would offer free Internet throughout SF More to the point, is it finally time to short Google? ;-) Cheers, RAH -- - R. A. Hettinga mailto: [EMAIL PROTECTED] The Internet Bearer

Re: [EMAIL PROTECTED]: [IP] Request: Check your cell phone to see if it's always transmitting your location [priv]]

2005-09-30 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 9:43 PM -0400 9/28/05, sunder wrote: Gee, I wonder why anyone would design a cell phone or pager to be able to stay on after its battery is pulled out. To protect whatever's in the then-volatile memory? cf Pournelle on conspiracy and stupidity... Are we just too paranoid? See below.

Re: [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Wikipedia Tor]

2005-09-28 Thread R.A. Hettinga
Speaking of pseudonymity... At 12:53 PM -0400 9/27/05, Somebody wrote: Argh! Not this again! Yes, again, and I'll keep repeating it until you get it. :-). No, anonymity is don't know who sent it. For some definitions of who. To paraphrase a famous sink-washing president, it depends on who you

Re: [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Re: Wikipedia Tor]

2005-09-28 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 8:37 PM -0400 9/27/05, lists wrote: Building a TOR nymspace would be much more interesting and distributed. Since the first time I met Dingledine, he was talking pseudonymity, bigtime. I was curious when he went to play with onion routers, but maybe I'm not so surprised anymore... Cheers,

Re: [EMAIL PROTECTED]: [IP] Request: Check your cell phone to see if it's always transmitting your location [priv]]

2005-09-22 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 2:59 PM +0200 9/22/05, Eugen Leitl wrote: For my Treo phone, I found the location option under Phone Preferences in the Options menu of the main phone screen. Bada-bing! Fixed *that*. Cheers, RAH -- - R. A. Hettinga mailto: [EMAIL PROTECTED] The Internet Bearer Underwriting

Re: [EMAIL PROTECTED]: [IP] OT: Canada: Sweeping new surveillance bill to criminalize investigative journalism]

2005-09-22 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 8:46 PM +0200 9/21/05, Eugen Leitl wrote: Why Brin is full of it, and reverse panopticon is a fantasy. Obviously Brin is full of it -- from my own personal experience, even, :-) -- but one should remember that law, much less legislation, is always a lagging indicator. Physics causes finance,

Re: Fwd: Re: MIT talk: Special-Purpose Hardware for Integer Factoring

2005-09-20 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 2:29 PM -0400 9/19/05, Steve Furlong wrote: What does George Bushitler stand to gain from this machine? There you go again... Cheers, RAH I feel *gd*... -- - R. A. Hettinga mailto: [EMAIL PROTECTED] The Internet Bearer Underwriting Corporation http://www.ibuc.com/ 44

Re: The ghost of Cypherpunks

2005-09-20 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 9:46 AM -0700 9/19/05, James A. Donald wrote: like Ben and Jerry's rainforest crunch, where by buying overpriced and extra fattening icecream, you were supposedly saving the rainforest and preserving indigenous cultures . Politics is marketing by other means... ;-) Cheers, RAH Or is it the

Re: The ghost of Cypherpunks

2005-09-19 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 2:31 PM +0100 9/19/05, ken wrote: Assuming that you mean feminism is a variant of Marxism, what exactly do you mean by Marxism? Exactly what you do. Cheers, RAH -- - R. A. Hettinga mailto: [EMAIL PROTECTED] The Internet Bearer Underwriting Corporation http://www.ibuc.com/ 44

Re: The ghost of Cypherpunks

2005-09-19 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 2:03 PM -0400 9/17/05, Damian Gerow wrote: You're damn right it's political. Especially if you're a Marxist, or some, shall we say homeopathic variant thereof: after all, the personal is political, right? Cheers, RAH -- - R. A. Hettinga mailto: [EMAIL PROTECTED] The Internet

Re: The ghost of Cypherpunks

2005-09-15 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 9:43 AM +0100 9/15/05, ken wrote: Do you really think that politics only exists where there is a state? Agreed, on this one. In 10th century Iceland, an ostensible anarcho-capitalist society with exactly *one* public employee(1) *everybody* was a lawyer -- and murder was a tort. See David

The cost of online anonymity

2005-09-12 Thread R.A. Hettinga
--- begin forwarded text Date: Sun, 11 Sep 2005 17:02:13 -0400 To: Philodox Clips List [EMAIL PROTECTED] From: R.A. Hettinga [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: The cost of online anonymity http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/low/programmes/click_online/4227578.stm The BBC Friday, 9 September 2005, 18:03

RE: [EMAIL PROTECTED]: [IP] Internet phone wiretapping (Psst! The FBI is Having

2005-09-08 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 10:16 PM -0400 9/7/05, Ulex Europae wrote: Okay, I've been in a hole in the ground for a few years. What happened to Tim May? See below. Cheers, RAH -- - R. A. Hettinga mailto: [EMAIL PROTECTED] The Internet Bearer Underwriting Corporation http://www.ibuc.com/ 44 Farquhar

New Drugs

2005-08-23 Thread R.A. Hettinga
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- At 1:39 PM -0400 8/23/05, Trei, Peter wrote: I [want] a new drug... I would request the irony-impaired actually look up the lyrics of this paen to endogenous ero-endorphins, written by a drug-hating San Francisco acid-kindergarten refugee. In the meantime,

[Clips] Finger points to British intelligence as al-Qaeda websites are wiped out

2005-08-01 Thread R.A. Hettinga
--- begin forwarded text Delivered-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Sat, 30 Jul 2005 23:01:38 -0400 To: Philodox Clips List [EMAIL PROTECTED] From: R.A. Hettinga [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [Clips] Finger points to British intelligence as al-Qaeda websites are wiped out Reply-To: [EMAIL

Re: [Clips] Clippre: Police ask for tough new powers

2005-07-24 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 10:31 PM -0700 7/22/05, Sarad AV wrote: The root cause of terrorism in many cases is that - you screw them and they screw you. That too has to stop. The root cause of any war is that somebody didn't finish screwing somebody. :-). Finish what you start. Cheers, RAH Who's feeling particularly

Len Adleman (of R,S, and A): Universities need a little Limbaugh

2005-05-17 Thread R.A. Hettinga
A little humor this morning... He's right, but it's still funny. Expect Dr. Adleman to be asked to turn in his Liberal Secret Decoder Ring forthwith... Cheers, RAH --- http://www.dailynews.com/cda/article/print/0,1674,200%257E20951%257E2872499,00.html Los Angeles Daily News

Stolen Credit Card Numbers and Companies with a Clue (was Re: TidBITS#772/28-Mar-05)

2005-03-29 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 5:48 PM -0800 3/28/05, TidBITS Editors wrote: Stolen Credit Card Numbers and Companies with a Clue by Adam C. Engst [EMAIL PROTECTED] Credit card number theft is one of those events that seems to happen only to other people... until it

Warm Party for a Code Group

2005-03-04 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 9:01 PM +0100 3/4/05, Anonymous wrote: What does this have to do with cypherpunks? Narcs and feds will not be allowed at the meeting. Fuck them dead. Cheers, RAH -- http://www.wired.com/news/print/0,1294,55114,00.html Wired News Warm Party for a Code Group By Danit Lidor? Story

I.R.S. Accuses Man of Hiding $450 Million

2005-03-02 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.nytimes.com/2005/03/01/business/01tax.html?th=pagewanted=printposition= The New York Times March 1, 2005 I.R.S. Accuses Man of Hiding $450 Million By DAVID CAY JOHNSTON ASHINGTON, Feb. 28 - A prominent telecommunications entrepreneur who once tried to mount a rescue of a Russian

Federal Judge Orders 'Enemy Combatant' Jose Padilla Charged Or Released

2005-03-02 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=storycid=401u=/wews/20050228/lo_wyff/2605959printer=1 Yahoo! Federal Judge Orders 'Enemy Combatant' Jose Padilla Charged Or Released Mon Feb 28, 6:08 PM ET A federal judge in Spartanburg has ordered that an American citizen held as an enemy combatant in a

Fred Durst Says Sex Video Was Stolen From His Computer

2005-02-28 Thread R.A. Hettinga
Like most real hacks and cracks, it was an, um, inside job... Cheers, RAH --- http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1497523/20050225/limp_bizkit.jhtml?headlines=true mtv.com - News - Fred Durst Says Sex Video Was Stolen From His Computer 02.25.2005 9:52 PM EST Contrary to rumors, nookie clip

Italian GSM provider warns: too many wiretaps

2005-02-28 Thread R.A. Hettinga
Mr-Rogers Now, boys and girls, try not to laugh *too* hard, and be sure you swallow your Wheaties before you read this... /M-R Cheers, RAH --- http://www.edri.org/edrigram/number3.4/wiretap | EDRI EDRI-gram » EDRI-gram - Number 3.4, 24 February 2005 Italian GSM provider warns: too many

China walks out of wireless LAN security talks

2005-02-27 Thread R.A. Hettinga
Time to put on the tinfoil hats and impute conspiracy to what is more probably, as Pournelle once observed, incompetence... Cheers, RAH --- http://www.commsdesign.com/printableArticle/;jsessionid=BDGFNBFMHFOX0QSNDBCCKHSCJUMEKJVN?articleID=60403226 China walks out of wireless LAN security

I'll show you mine if you show me, er, mine

2005-02-23 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2005/02/21/crypto_wireless/print.html The Register Biting the hand that feeds IT The Register » Security » Identity » Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2005/02/21/crypto_wireless/ I'll show you mine if you show me, er, mine By Lucy Sherriff

Code name Killer Rabbit: New Sub Can Tap Undersea Cables

2005-02-22 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://wcbs880.com/topstories/topstories_story_049165912.html/resources_storyPrintableView WCBS 880 | wcbs880.com Experts: New Sub Can Tap Undersea Cables * USS Jimmy Carter Will Be Based In Washington State Feb 18, 2005 4:55 pm US/Eastern The USS Jimmy Carter, set to join the

Re: SHA1 broken?

2005-02-17 Thread R.A. Hettinga
--- begin forwarded text Date: Wed, 16 Feb 2005 11:13:23 -0500 (EST) From: Atom Smasher [EMAIL PROTECTED] OpenPGP: id=0xB88D52E4D9F57808; algo=1 (RSA); size=4096; url=http://atom.smasher.org/pgp.txt To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: SHA1 broken? Sender: [EMAIL PROTECTED] -BEGIN

Re: How to Stop Junk E-Mail: Charge for the Stamp

2005-02-17 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 8:12 PM -0500 2/16/05, Barry Shein wrote: And how do you fund all this, make it attain an economic life of its own? I can send you a business plan, if you like. Post-Clinton-Bubble talent's still cheap, I bet... ;-) Still estivating, here, in Roslindale, RAH -- - R. A.

Re: What is a cypherpunk?

2005-02-16 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 9:40 PM + 2/15/05, Justin wrote: I think it's fair to say that governments initially formed to protect property rights (although we have no historical record of such a government because it must have been before recorded history began). BZZZT. Wrong answer. Governments first steal

Don't Trust Your Eyes or URLs (was Re: TidBITS#766/14-Feb-05)

2005-02-15 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 6:21 PM -0800 2/14/05, TidBITS Editors wrote: Don't Trust Your Eyes or URLs - by Glenn Fleishman [EMAIL PROTECTED] The clever folks at the Shmoo Group, a bunch of interesting security folks who punch holes in assumptions about what's secure on the Internet,

TSA's Secure Flight (was Re: CRYPTO-GRAM, February 15, 2005)

2005-02-15 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 6:23 AM -0600 2/15/05, Bruce Schneier wrote: TSA's Secure Flight As I wrote last month, I am participating in a working group to study the security and privacy of Secure Flight, the U.S. government's program to match airline passengers with a terrorist watch list. In the end,

Digital Water Marks Thieves

2005-02-15 Thread R.A. Hettinga
Until, of course, people figure out that taggants on everything do nothing but confuse evidence and custody, not help it. Go ask the guys in the firearms labs about *that* one. Cheers, RAH --- http://www.wired.com/news/print/0,1294,66595,00.html Wired News Digital Water Marks Thieves By

Break-In At SAIC Risks ID Theft

2005-02-14 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-dyn/A17506-2005Feb11?language=printer The Washington Post washingtonpost.com Break-In At SAIC Risks ID Theft Computers Held Personal Data on Employee-Owners By Griff Witte Washington Post Staff Writer Saturday, February 12, 2005; Page E01 Some of the

Desire safety on Net? (n) code has the solution

2005-02-10 Thread R.A. Hettinga
I'm starting get the hang of this. I mean, fertilizer...crypto, crypto...fertilizer: They're both *munitions*, right? Right? :-) Cheers, RAH http://cities.expressindia.com/fullstory.php?newsid=117201# Express India Desire safety on Net? (n) code has the solution Express News

Sex offender list used to find dates, police say

2005-02-07 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2005/02/04/BAGV2B5O6P1.DTLtype=printable www.sfgate.com Return to regular view SANTA CLARA COUNTY Sex offender list used to find dates, police say Convict on Megan's Law roster charged with misdemeanor - Ryan Kim, Chronicle

ACLU (Road) Pizza

2005-02-07 Thread R.A. Hettinga
Wherein the ACLU pitches us with the flash-pizza from hell: http://www.adcritic.com/interactive/view.php?id=5927 I suppose I might actually give a damn about the above scenario if a *business* was able to obtain all that information from other *businesses* on an open market, from information

Interview with Ward Churchill

2005-02-07 Thread R.A. Hettinga
I want the state gone: transform the situation to U.S. out of North America. U.S. off the planet. Out of existence altogether. Cheers, RAH --- http://www.satyamag.com/apr04/churchill.html Satya April 04 Dismantling the Politics of Comfort The Satya Interview with Ward Churchill

mmm, petits filous (was Re: NTK now, 2005-02-04)

2005-02-04 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 5:45 PM + 2/4/05, Dave Green wrote: mmm, petits filous Everyone else likes to worry about Google's gathering conflict of interests, but Verisign's S.P.E.C.T.R.E.-level skills still take some beating. This week, orbiting crypto

Dell to Add Security Chip to PCs

2005-02-01 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://online.wsj.com/article_print/0,,SB110727370814142368,00.html The Wall Street Journal February 1, 2005 11:04 a.m. EST Dell to Add Security Chip to PCs By GARY MCWILLIAMS Staff Reporter of THE WALL STREET JOURNAL February 1, 2005 11:04 a.m. HOUSTON -- Dell Inc. today is expected

Blinky's Pitch-Man Speaks: Terror's Server

2005-01-26 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 3:14 PM -0400 10/3/04, R. A. Hettinga wrote: In arbitrary order (in other words, *I* chose it. :-)), and with apologies to Toru Iwatani, by way of Michael Thomasson at http://www.gooddealgames.com/articles/Pac-Man%20Ghosts.html, here it is: A Proposed Nomenclature for the Four Horseman of The

Gripes About Airport Security Grow Louder

2005-01-26 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://online.wsj.com/article_print/0,,SB110661076703534640,00.html The Wall Street Journal January 25, 2005 THE MIDDLE SEAT By SCOTT MCCARTNEY Gripes About Airport Security Grow Louder More Travelers Are Stopped For 'Secondary' Checks; A Missed Flight to Atlanta January 25, 2005

Walter B. Wriston: A Remembrance

2005-01-23 Thread R.A. Hettinga
Wriston was in cryptography in WWII, and was also on of the Neal Stephenson's informants on finance when he was researching Cryptonomicon. If you ever read his stuff during the dot-com years, he sounded pure financial cypherpunk. Cheers, RAH

Microstate: A Mouse Roars

2005-01-19 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://online.wsj.com/article_print/0,,SB110608639391629354,00.html The Wall Street Journal January 19, 2005 COMMENTARY A Mouse Roars By VLADIMIR KAVARIC January 19, 2005 PODGORICA, Serbia and Montenegro -- Since the publication in 1776 of An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of

Re: Type III Anonymous Message from Antani anonymous remailer

2005-01-18 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 9:06 PM +0100 1/18/05, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Where are the remailer mail2news gateways still operating? If there are any anymore... This is great. I've been watching, via bittorrent, Lucy Lawless' Warrior Women series. The last episode is about Lozen, the Apache medicine-woman who was

Re: Spotting Trouble Identifying Faltering and Failing States (1997)

2005-01-17 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 12:02 PM -0800 1/17/05, James A. Donald wrote: After the unpleasant experience of nation bulding in Iraq, I hope that for the next round, he will stick to nation destruction. Amen. All we really needed was a quick fly-by and reformat, and let Allah sort 'em out, on a grand tour of the um,

Internet noise threatens emergency radio

2005-01-17 Thread R.A. Hettinga
Wherein we all might tempest-up in spite of ourselves? Cheers, RAH --- http://www.newscientist.com/article.ns?id=dn6866print=true New Scientist Internet noise threatens emergency radio 10:31 14 January 2005 Exclusive from New Scientist Print Edition

Re: Spotting Trouble Identifying Faltering and Failing States (1997)

2005-01-17 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 4:34 PM -0500 1/17/05, R.A. Hettinga wrote: Tommy had only a small sip of the Kool-Aide, and apparently, ^h ^^saw the colors... but tried to cut it with a whole *vat* full of tanker-piss... I hate it when that happens... Cheers, RAH -- - R

Re: Carnivore No More

2005-01-16 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 12:31 AM +0100 1/16/05, Eugen Leitl wrote: it is believed that unspecified commercial surveillance tools are employed now. It was always AGGroup's Skyline package to begin with. The FBI is like NASA. They never build anything, and take all the credit. Cheers, RAH -- --

Re: panix.com hijacked

2005-01-16 Thread R.A. Hettinga
--- begin forwarded text Delivered-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Delivered-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Delivered-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Sun, 16 Jan 2005 07:08:24 + (GMT) From: Christopher L. Morrow [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: panix.com hijacked To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: Henry Yen [EMAIL

Re: panix.com hijacked

2005-01-16 Thread R.A. Hettinga
--- begin forwarded text Delivered-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Delivered-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Delivered-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Sun, 16 Jan 2005 01:32:46 -0500 From: Henry Yen [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: Mark Jeftovic [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: panix.com hijacked

Re: Brin needs killing, XIIV

2005-01-14 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 10:05 AM +0100 1/14/05, Eugen Leitl wrote: Brin needs killing, XIIV er, Eleventy Four? Fifteen the hard way? ;-) Cheers, RAH Who was backhanded once for calling Brin a statist in public... -- - R. A. Hettinga mailto: [EMAIL PROTECTED] The Internet Bearer Underwriting

Police Worried About New Vest-Penetrating Gun

2005-01-14 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.wnbc.com/print/4075959/detail.html wnbc.com Police Worried About New Vest-Penetrating Gun NEW YORK -- There is a nationwide alert to members of law enforcement regarding a new kind of handgun which can render a bulletproof vest useless, as first reported by NewsChannel 4's Scott

Blue Iraq: Local Experts in Global Communications

2005-01-13 Thread R.A. Hettinga
I expect a few cypherpunks will know the founder of blueiraq... Cheers, RAH (who wonders who's running rediraq.com... ;-)) -- http://blueiraq.com/iraq/index.html Blue Iraq Local Experts in Global Communications about Blue Iraq | Products and Services | Technology and Networks | Iraq FAQ |

Re: Police seek missing trucker, nickels

2005-01-09 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 5:10 PM -0500 1/9/05, Pete Capelli wrote: Millions of micropayments lost? Billions. Billions. :-). Cheers, RAH -- - R. A. Hettinga mailto: [EMAIL PROTECTED] The Internet Bearer Underwriting Corporation http://www.ibuc.com/ 44 Farquhar Street, Boston, MA 02131 USA ...

RE: Police seek missing trucker, nickels

2005-01-09 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 3:05 PM -0800 1/9/05, Bill Stewart wrote: Micropayments, of course :-) *Bearer* micropayments... :-) Cheers, RAH -- - R. A. Hettinga mailto: [EMAIL PROTECTED] The Internet Bearer Underwriting Corporation http://www.ibuc.com/ 44 Farquhar Street, Boston, MA 02131 USA ...

[osint] All Charges Are Dismissed in Spy Case Tied to FBI

2005-01-07 Thread R.A. Hettinga
A little spy-porn... Cheers, RAH --- begin forwarded text To: Bruce Tefft [EMAIL PROTECTED] Thread-Index: AcT0t++lIBQbqlCJT0mOlbNcWsJnqgACh7RA From: Bruce Tefft [EMAIL PROTECTED] Mailing-List: list osint@yahoogroups.com; contact [EMAIL PROTECTED] Delivered-To: mailing list

Ready, Aim, ID Check: In Wrong Hands, Gun Won't Fire

2005-01-06 Thread R.A. Hettinga
Ah... Book-entry to the trigger. The ganglia, as the man said, twitch. Whole new meaning to digital rights management. Cheers, RAH --- http://www.nytimes.com/2005/01/06/technology/circuits/06next.html?ei=5090en=7ca4c9e3073fef12ex=1262754000partner=rssuserlandpagewanted=printposition= The

California Bans a Large-Caliber Gun, and the Battle Is On

2005-01-04 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.nytimes.com/2005/01/04/national/04guns.html?th=pagewanted=printposition= The New York Times January 4, 2005 California Bans a Large-Caliber Gun, and the Battle Is On By CAROLYN MARSHALL AN FRANCISCO, Jan. 3 - California has become the first state to ban a powerful .50-caliber

Re: Talking Back to Power: China's 'Haves' Stir the 'Have Nots' to Violence

2005-01-03 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 9:37 AM -0600 1/1/05, Neil Johnson wrote: I'm not really RAH, but I play him on cypherpunks ;-) Except that he doesn't post cryptosocialist luddite leveller blather, except in jest, and at least he puts angle brackets around his links so they don't break, viz,

Re: RAH's postings.

2004-12-22 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 11:47 PM +0100 12/21/04, Anonymous wrote: RAH, if you want to anonymize a quoted email, it helps if you remove the In-Reply-To: and References: headers. Doh. Not the first time that's happened, either. *Gotta* remember that cut and paste thing... Yours in header suppression, RAH --

RE: RAH's postings.

2004-12-22 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 10:14 AM -0500 12/22/04, Trei, Peter wrote: His response boils down to 'fuck you'. *You* may say that. *I* couldn't *possibly* comment. -- Francis Urquhart, (the original FU), in Michael Dobbs 'House of Cards' -- - R. A. Hettinga mailto: [EMAIL PROTECTED] The Internet

Re: RAH's postings.

2004-12-21 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 10:23 AM -0500 12/21/04, Somebody wrote: What the hell does an article about gypsy mechanics have to do with cypherpunks? I plead anarchic markets, m'lord. Emerging phenomena, and all that, in spite all regulation to the contrary. Which was why I sent the traffic thing as well. No laws (or

Paging Black Unicorn, Part 2: Money Laundering in the Geodesic Economy

2004-12-21 Thread R.A. Hettinga
Here's the article in question... Cheers, RAH --- http://www.arraydev.com/commerce/JIBC/9703-12.htm JIBC Hettinga's Best of the Month Money Laundering in the Geodesic Economy From Robert Hettinga Email:[EMAIL PROTECTED] URL: http://www.shipwright.com Robert Hettinga is a financial

Paging Black Unicorn (was RE: Costs of Money Laundering Enforcement)

2004-12-21 Thread R.A. Hettinga
Contact him directly, please... Cheers, RAH --- begin forwarded text From: Astengo, F. (Fabrizio) [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'R.A. Hettinga' [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: RE: Costs of Money Laundering Enforcement Date: Mon, 20 Dec 2004 15:15:42 +0200 Hi Robert, Have the link here, but after

Coffee, Tea, or Should We Feel Your Pregnant Wife's Breasts Before Throwing You in a Cell at the Airport and Then Lying About Why We Put You There?

2004-12-19 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.lewrockwell.com/orig3/monahan1.html LewRockwell.com Coffee, Tea, or Should We Feel Your Pregnant Wife's Breasts Before Throwing You in a Cell at the Airport and Then Lying About Why We Put You There? by Nicholas Monahan ? ?? ?? ?? This morning I'll be escorting my wife

To the Computer, You're Still Beautiful

2004-12-13 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.nytimes.com/2004/12/12/weekinreview/12bigp.html?oref=loginpagewanted=printposition= The New York Times December 12, 2004 To the Computer, You're Still Beautiful By MATTHEW L. WALD UNATTRACTIVE passport photos, once merely traditional, may become mandatory. The reason is that

Kazaa can't bar child pornographers, court told

2004-12-13 Thread R.A. Hettinga
Quadrafecta!!! Horse Number Four, Paedophilia, or Pokey, to his friends... Only took 36 hours, true to his namesake... Or something. Cheers, RAH --- http://www.theregister.co.uk/2004/12/10/kazaa_p2p_trial/print.html The Register Biting the hand that feeds IT The Register » Internet

Re: SEC Probes Firms That Gather Data on Who Owns What Shares

2004-12-11 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 6:43 PM -0800 12/9/04, Major Variola (ret) wrote: Just for the newbies, these are all bearer instruments, in RAHspeak. Now, *that* I wasn't paying attention to, having just seen the omigawd, more financial proctology aspects at the beginning of the article. Thank you. Cheers, RAH --

Re: Timing Paranoia

2004-12-11 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 10:16 PM -0500 12/9/04, Roy M. Silvernail wrote: Imagine using observed timing to conclude that your agent provocateur operates from geostationary orbit. ..And here I thought VALIS was all in his head... Cheers, RAH -- - R. A. Hettinga mailto: [EMAIL PROTECTED] The Internet

Re: tangled context probe

2004-12-11 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 10:56 AM -0500 12/10/04, Roy M. Silvernail wrote: But I'm about 2 posts away from ensconcing RWBE in my procmail file What's taking you so long? :-) Cheers, RAH cf: various imprecations against feeding trolls cet... -- - R. A. Hettinga mailto: [EMAIL PROTECTED] The Internet

Re: punkly current events

2004-12-11 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 6:33 PM -0800 12/9/04, Major Variola (ret) wrote: If the Klan doesn't have a right to wear pillowcases what makes you think mixmaster will survive? Which was me point, mutters Killick, under his breath... Cheers, RAH -- - R. A. Hettinga mailto: [EMAIL PROTECTED] The Internet

Blinky Rides Again: RCMP suspect al-Qaida messages

2004-12-09 Thread R.A. Hettinga
Lions and Tigers and Steganography, Nell... For those of you without a program, here is the new, official, Horsemen of the Infocalypse Scorecard: At 3:14 PM -0400 10/3/04, R. A. Hettinga wrote: Horseman Color Character Nickname 1 TerrorismRedShadow

Horseman number 4: 'Paedophiles Pose Greatest Threat Facing Internet'

2004-12-09 Thread R.A. Hettinga
Okay, so it's a trifecta, today... :-) Cheers, RAH --- http://news.scotsman.com/print.cfm?id=3859699referringtemplate=http%3A%2F%2Fnews%2Escotsman%2Ecom%2Flatest%2Ecfmreferringquerystring=id%3D3859699 print Wed 8 Dec 2004 4:51pm (UK) 'Paedophiles Pose Greatest Threat Facing Internet'

Horseman #3, Inky: Money Laundering in America

2004-12-09 Thread R.A. Hettinga
http://www.mensnewsdaily.com/archive/k/kouri/2004/kouri120704.htm MND COMMENTARY - Jim Kouri - MensNewsDaily.com Money Laundering in America December 7, 2004 by Jim Kouri Federal law enforcement officials estimate that between $100 billion and $300 billion is laundered in this country

Re: Word Of the Subgenius...

2004-12-08 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 9:17 AM -0500 12/8/04, John Kelsey wrote: But once in awhile, even amidst the crazy rantings about useless eaters and ovens, he'll toss out something that shows some deep, coherent thought about some issue in a new and fascinating direction. Yup. Canonical Cypherpunk, and all that.

Re: Word Of the Subgenius...

2004-12-08 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 10:38 AM -0500 12/8/04, Steve Furlong wrote: anarchist Bzzt wrong answer. Must filter that *in*, thankewverramuch... Cheers, RAH -- - R. A. Hettinga mailto: [EMAIL PROTECTED] The Internet Bearer Underwriting Corporation http://www.ibuc.com/ 44 Farquhar Street, Boston, MA

Re: Word Of the Subgenius...

2004-12-07 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 8:59 PM -0500 12/6/04, Steve Furlong wrote: Any way you look at it, the phrase tax money well spent would seem to apply here. I can't think of any way to use that phrase non-sarcastically. I can't even parse the *sentence*... :-) Cheers, RAH -- - R. A. Hettinga mailto:

Re: Michael Riconosciuto, PROMIS

2004-12-06 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 6:20 PM +0100 12/5/04, Nomen Nescio wrote: PROMIS Beat that horse, scraped it off the floor, sent it to the glue factory. Seven or Eight times. Musta had kin. However, all you have to do is drop that acronym around here, and, sooner or later, like buzzards to a shitwagon, all the usual

Re: Michael Riconosciuto, PROMIS

2004-12-06 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 9:57 PM -0600 12/5/04, Neil Johnson wrote: is that with a staggering 570,000 lines of computer code, Oh, please... Try googling the line-count of any major piece of software, particularly in an age of object-oriented code... Cheers, RAH -- - R. A. Hettinga mailto: [EMAIL

Re: Immediate Exception

2004-12-05 Thread R.A. Hettinga
At 5:07 PM -0500 12/4/04, R.W. (Bob) Erickson wrote: Be kind to yourself, but never forget you're kind You're a fluke of the universe, and while your standing there looking stupid, the universe is laughing behind your back... Or something. Cheers, R.A. (Bob) Hettinga Slack --

Tenet calls for Internet security

2004-12-05 Thread R.A. Hettinga
Now... Try not to laugh, here... MMMGGGPPPFBWAHAHAHAHAHAHA! Heh... Yes, well... Sorry about that. Carry on. Cheers, RAH --- http://www.washingtontimes.com/functions/print.php?StoryID=20041201-114750-6381r The Washington Times www.washingtontimes.com Tenet calls for Internet

[Interest] FWD: The last crusade of the Templars

2004-12-05 Thread R.A. Hettinga
I've liked to joke that, because of their encrypted passbook accounting and payment system, a way for holy-land pilgrims to deposit money in Europe, deduct amounts from an encrypted document for Templar-sponsored passage, hostelry, etc., en route, and collect the remainder on arrival in Jerusalem,

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