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Re: Reply: NSA WATCHES THE STANDARDS - Sigint/Surveillance/Denmark
I am doing my best to stay focused on the subject in my work with the
UKUSA-pact and electronic surveillance. And I will continue to try and
Anyway. I know the article we're discussing here is far from being as
detailed and revealing as the interview w. Margaret Newsham. But it does
hold a few solid points. Let me reiterate:
1: Our local telco was trying to get the easy way out of an ongoing
discussion by stating things that have since been documented untrue.
2: The NSA admits that they monitor international development of
communications and encryption standards.
>I would give you the advice of not being so trigger happy or else ppl
>will start question your bases and what your motives are.
Point taken. Allthough I sincerely hope that the work we have done so far
- Kenan Seeberg and I - speak for itself, and that we don't appear as
trigger-happy as you make us sound.
As a matter of fact I had expected a hail-storm of corrections after we
posted the articles on Cypherpunks. Not because I think the articles are
wrong or full of faults but because no matter how you do it and which
media you work for, journalism will always be a simplification of the
facts. Journalism stinks. I hope my journalism stinks a little less ;)
>I like what you are doing altogheter but please stay focused.
I mean it when I say that I'll do my best!
Bo Elkjaer, Denmark
>(BTW: Why did you choose a paper that has naked girls in them for your
>articles? That dont bring so much respect in my eyes.)
They print naked girls. But they also print my articles. I have editors
whose eyes glaze over, whenever I use the word encryption. But so far
they have trusted me to bring up issues like this one, the Wassenaar
Arrangement, Enfopol etc. Free hands is a wonderful thing to have! And if
the prize to pay for free hands is an occasional picture of a naked woman
- well, I guess I can live with it...
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