[Cryptography] De-Anonymizing

Abe Singer abe at oyvay.nu
Fri Jan 30 14:52:42 EST 2015

On Fri, Jan 30, 2015 at 08:11:58AM -0500, dan at geer.org wrote:
>    (1) changing liability law so substantially as to make casual
>    data acquisition more akin to stockpiling lethal chemicals the
>    combination of which grows exponentially dangerous as their
>    varieties increase, and
>    (2) requiring the public and private sectors alike to, in every
>    detail, offer their services to persons whose technical highpoint
>    is Lynx with neither cookies nor remote procedure calls (read, no
>    Javascript, et al.), a kind of parallel to how we now require
>    structural and procedural accomodations to handicapped persons.
> Both (1) and (2) are as impossible as reaching the North Star, but
> they must be that by which we navigate.

(1) may be possibly to accomlish relatively quickly in the US
by demonstrating to Congress-critters how de-anonymization and
meta-data analysis can show which whorehouses they have visited
and when.

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