[svlug] France.

Michael Eager eager at eagercon.com
Tue Nov 17 14:08:41 PST 2015

On 11/17/2015 01:23 PM, Michael C. Robinson wrote:
> This isn't Linux specific, but prayers offered for the French after the
> attack on Paris.  The terrorists apparently used Sony Playstation 4 and
> secure DES encryption to communicate in a way that intelligence could
> not pick up.  I'm not a strong advocate of having back doors on
> encryption, but how can this terrible abuse of technology be combatted?

The news report which I heard sounded very conjectural.

If you allow some secret communication to be compromised,
then you essentially compromise all communication and none
of it, whether legitimate or not, is secret.

Michael Eager	 eager at eagercon.com
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