[Cryptography] XKCD on rubber-hose cryptography

Grant Schultz gschultz at kc.rr.com
Sat Mar 8 17:36:54 EST 2014

On Fri, 7 Mar 2014 10:28:05 -0500 John Kelsey <crypto.jmk at gmail.com> wrote:

 >The idea of beating answers out of someone is old enough that you 
don't have to
 >cite its inventor.  Kings and bossmen of the ancient world whose names 
 >don't even know had royal torturers on the payroll.

About all you can do is make it more difficult.  Here's an idea I've run 
across that would seem to increase the cost to the bad guys: 

Grant Schultz

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