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Re: So, NSA can break 64-bit keys

On Aug 19,  6:40, Duncan Frissell wrote:
> I guess this means no source code.  Are there any software encryption
> systems that can't be modified after the fact?

Undoubtedly, they'll set things up so that if one modifies the 
software to break the escrow feature, one won't be able to 
interoperate with "legitimate" users (i.e. those who haven't 
disabled the escrow feature). 

Mark Henderson -- [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]
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