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Re: a hole in PGP
On Tue, 1 Aug 1995, Duncan Frissell wrote:
> On Mon, 31 Jul 1995, Dr. Frederick B. Cohen wrote:
> > Why (specifically) do you think so? Because you claim it? Because the
> > MIT maintainer claims it? You say MIT is not associated with the NSA,
> > but they have historically been funded by the NSA and other federal
> > agencies for work on information security. Do you really think that the
> Of course MIT was in the NSA's pocket back in 1978 when they mailed me
> and 3,000 other people a copy of "A Proposal for a Public Key Encryption
> System" and started this whole Public Key-Private Key thing. It was all
> part of a plot. If they hadn't done that we might all be using stronger
> systems today.
Sounds like another LD tentacle to me ;)
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