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[liberationtech] Haystack and informed consent—A legal/philosophical response to Jacob's concenrs
bram.cohen at yahoo.com
Sat Sep 11 14:09:38 PDT 2010
The concerns about Haystack at the moment are focusing on its steganography,
rather than its encryption. The statement quoted below is probably completely
true. Possibly presented in a misleading way, but technically true.
From: Evgeny Morozov <evgeny.morozov at gmail.com>
To: Babak Siavoshy <babak at censorshipresearch.org>
Cc: Austin Heap <austin at censorshipresearch.org>; Daniel Colascione
<dan.colascione at gmail.com>; liberationtech at lists.stanford.edu
Sent: Sat, September 11, 2010 1:40:19 PM
Subject: Re: [liberationtech] Haystack and informed consent—A
legal/philosophical response to Jacob's concenrs
thanks for your clarifications, Babak. Just to double-check with Austin - has he
also been misquoted here (a quote that sounds very similar to yours)?
"it would take centuries for all the world's computers to decipher one of our
users' browsing sessions even with full access to the Haystack source code".
We've been made to believe that he is Haystack's founder and as such an expert.
If neither of you are experts, perhaps, Daniel should be the one doing media
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