[Cryptography] AES GCM insecure vs OCB1/OCB3 ??
pgut001 at cs.auckland.ac.nz
Tue Feb 16 20:10:41 EST 2021
John-Mark Gurney <jmg at funkthat.com> writes:
>Looks like it's free for any open source and non-military use:
The devil is in the details with this one. If you put it in OSS and someone
you've never heard of downloads it and uses it on a contract for a defence
contractor, is this military use, and how would you control it without making
it non-OSS? Is using it to process credit card transactions at a PX military
use? How far down the chain do you need to go to be compliant? What if it's
built into a product from a large vendor with thousands of customers
internationally, how do they control how it's used?
I can see the intent behind it and it's laudable, but in practice it just
means you can't use it because the potential legal headaches involved are too
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