[ILUG] Re: please tell me
silvandelaney at eircom.net
Fri Sep 21 12:17:09 IST 2001
21/09/2001 11:32:56, lbedford at lbedford.org (Liam Bedford) wrote:
>heh? I'm sure you'll find the government intercepting plain old post too
>now, on the premise of national security.
that's why some of us use privat delivery- service!
>Anyhow, all they are doing is banning encryption. Everywhere. Including in
>> exept of course for this old east- german stuff of opening privat letters send by "westernese"
>> to some joe doze in the east !
>> and for me it's a matter of privacy rather than a matter of illigal activities.
>But they don't know that. And as far as DMCA style laws go, if you use
>encryption, you have something to cover up. Therefore you're a criminal. Or
>some equally insane logic.
>there was some discussion on the lbw list about a mailing list manager with
>integrated GPG support. So you send an encrypted mail to the list, which
>decrypts the key, and then encodes the key with the private key of each
>person it sends the message to (taking advantage of the fact that PGP just
>encodes the message with a symmetric key, and then encrypts that key at the
>end of the message with the private key of the individual (that's what they
>said anyway)). They had only found patches for the qmail based ezmlm.
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