Stupid security measures, a contest

Stefan Kelm kelm at
Fri Feb 14 07:38:30 EST 2003


> If I were looking for a "winner" for this, I'd be especially interested in
> measures that end up reducing security rather than improving it.

one could argue whether or not the whole bunch of software tools would 
fit into that category which has been crypto-crippled due to export 
restrictions and which is, unfortunately, still widely being used.   


Dipl.-Inform. Stefan Kelm
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