[Cryptography] FW: IAB Statement on Internet Confidentiality
hbaker1 at pipeline.com
Thu Nov 20 20:09:58 EST 2014
At 01:55 PM 11/20/2014, Jerry Leichter wrote:
>Not only does this list have a public archive, but it has open membership. Anyone wishing to "snoop" on it need merely join. Hello out there, NSA representative.
>Neither of these facts about the list has changed since it was created. Nevertheless, proposals to encrypt it surface periodically.
Even "public records" need to be preserved from tampering; something that cryptography can do rather well.
Using cryptography for this purpose would be the lesson for this teachable moment.
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