[LAD] [OT] Richard Stallman warns against ChromeOS
ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Wed Dec 15 16:49:25 UTC 2010
On Wed, 2010-12-15 at 17:18 +0100, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> On Wed, 2010-12-15 at 16:41 +0100, Jörn Nettingsmeier wrote:
> > On 12/15/2010 11:14 AM, gene heskett wrote:
> > > Ralf I suspect, if he were to use pgp, would be like me, and only trust
> > > pgp-2.6.2a, the last one before they put Zimmerman in jail for a few years.
> > > I have often said, and have been called the uber paranoid for it, that one
> > > of the conditions of his release was that the next generation of pgp had a
> > > back door.
> > as they say, paranoia doesn't mean they're not after you!
> > :-D
> > i think this problem is mitigated somewhat by using open protocols with
> > open crypto implementations that have undergone public scrutiny. unless
> > you want to believe that "the NSA has quantum computers anyway and have
> > solved the entire problem space years ago" :)
> PS: In the late 80ies German professional soldiers working as radio
> operators, who spied Russians radio, learn that it should take around 20
> years to decrypted one mail. I know one and because it's a long time
> ago, he's allowed to speak about this. Nobody is allowed to speak about
> the current state, but it's still said, that it should take around 20
> years. Suspect! I guess in 2020 or 2030 they are allowed to give
> information about the state of today.
1988 - 20 = 1968, so how could they make a projection? I guess everybody
heard about 10 to 30 years to hack an encrypted email years ago.
Knowledge about this must be a fake, they're liars.
Paranoia isn't adequate, but über-scepticism is suitable.
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