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Re: Tor operator raided in Finland
I have no knowledge of the fact, but is there not some provision in the laws
of any countries with these crypto laws to deal with the, "I forgot"
defense. Because I can see every single person being asked for their
passphrase to use this defense. Hell, I know I would...
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From: "F. Fox" <kitsune.or@xxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, January 28, 2008 6:42 PM
Subject: Re: Tor operator raided in Finland
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If someone would ask me for a password, i would spam, tell wrong
passwords, to waste his time, which could be used to ask others for
If the authorities tried to get encryption passphrases out of me - and I
didn't want them to have them - I would go for the "I forgot"
alternative. They are pretty huge, after all.
I just don't trust the state of the law, as for trying to group not
divulging passphrases with the 5th Amendment and similar laws. There's a
good chance, IMO, it'll end up being put with the 4th and not the 5th,
My passphrasses are humongous, so it's quite plausible that they could
be forgotten. It's happened before...
F. Fox: A+, Network+, Security+
Owner of Tor node "kitsune"
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