[Cryptography] Opening Discussion: Speculation on "BULLRUN"
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Thu Sep 5 16:33:58 EDT 2013
On Thu, Sep 5, 2013 at 3:58 PM, Perry E. Metzger <perry at piermont.com> wrote:
> I would like to open the floor to *informed speculation* about
> Informed speculation means intelligent, technical ideas about what
> has been done. It does not mean wild conspiracy theories and the
> like. I will be instructing the moderators (yes, I have help these
> days) to ruthlessly prune inappropriate material.
> At the same time, I will repeat that reasonably informed
> technical speculation is appropriate, as is any solid information
• The NSA spends $250m a year on a program which, among other goals, works
with technology companies to "covertly influence" their product designs.
I believe this confirms my theory that the NSA has plants in the IETF to
discourage moves to strong crypto.
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