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Re: POTP Security

At 19:30 11/10/95 -0500, [email protected] wrote:
>>The first commercially available implementation of our 
>>POTP (Power One Time Pad) encryption algorithm. The package includes 
>>a POTP Secure FTP Client, POTP Secure FTP Server, and POTP FileCrypt - 
>>a stand alone file encryption program.
>What level of security does this cute, little puppy provide???

Since they advertize One Time Pad security, the first thing I want to know
is how they distribute their keys.  One Time Pads require a key as long as
the encyphered message.  A one-time-pad system without a convincing story
about key distribution is bullshit.


Bill Frantz                   Periwinkle  --  Computer Consulting
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