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Re: Ship Code! Re: House Intelligence Committee Press Release
On 9/15/97 1:14 AM, Bill Frantz ([email protected]) passed this wisdom:
>An encrypt to FBI key system has some really serious
>vulnerabilities. I scares me to have our financial system,
>utilities, and airlines, to name just a few vital civilian
>services, depend on a system with such an obviousflaw. There are
>people and organizations out there who would love to disrupt these
>systems, and flawed encryption would give them a powerful tool.
... not the least of which is that the computing horsepower to look at
each and every message (ya never know; a naked picture of my dog my get
through) and do even the barest of evaluations on it would swamp the
system. By way of barest evaluation, just examining the To and From
fields to see if one of them is on *the list* of suspicious persons.
Brian B. Riley --> http://www.macconnect.com/~brianbr
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