[Cryptography] open questions in secure protocol design?
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Fri May 29 20:08:25 EDT 2015
On Fri, May 29, 2015 at 7:30 AM, ianG <iang at iang.org> wrote:
> PGP to 2.6.
Oh god... no, strongly disagree.
$ gpg --gen-key
gpg (GnuPG) 1.4.18; Copyright (C) 2014 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
Please select what kind of key you want:
(1) RSA and RSA (default)
(2) DSA and Elgamal
(3) DSA (sign only)
(4) RSA (sign only)
^^^ this is an unusable mess
Proprietary protocol. No comment. (I dislike proprietary protocols and
they're harder to have opinions on since their internals are obscured)
My understanding is they abandoned end-to-end encryption, FWIW.
Strongly disagree. I have a long-form comment on this as part of this blog
post (see "A Bitcoin Crypto Meltdown")
> Silent Circle 
Proprietary protocol. No comment.
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