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NSA Crypto Revelations: 7 Issues To Watch
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Mathew
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Mathew,
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9/11/2013 | 10:41:55 AM
re: NSA Crypto Revelations: 7 Issues To Watch
Jerry -- Influencing is one thing, but undermining is arguably a different matter entirely.
JohnR044
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9/10/2013 | 11:20:31 PM
re: NSA Crypto Revelations: 7 Issues To Watch
The news out of NSA just keeps getting worse. This is "SPIES GONE WILD" the sequel. In view of these depressing revelations, we can only do what we little we can do to protect what's left of our privacy.

Encryption won't keep NSA out entirely, but it will make it harder for them to pick us out of the crowd. Decrypting still takes extra time & effort and that little bit of hassle may be enough to keep their noses out of your business.

The same goes for storing stuff on Dropbox, iCloud, etc. Take it down and stash everything in a CloudLocker (www.cloudlocker.it), which works just the same but it's private and stays in your home where they still need a warrant to see inside.
JerryJ
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JerryJ,
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9/10/2013 | 8:44:03 PM
re: NSA Crypto Revelations: 7 Issues To Watch
NSA influencing cryptography designs is ancient news. Consider DES, the 1970's-designed predecessor to AES (ref. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/D....


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