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[liberationtech] CryptoParty Handbook

Alec Muffett alec.muffett at gmail.com
Sun Oct 7 14:07:07 PDT 2012


Sigh.

The handbook is not perfect by any means, but someone using it is
> probably better off than if they were simply going in blind.
>

...and "50 Shades of Grey" is better than nothing as far as relationship
manuals go?

Yes, that's flippant, but (eg) someone to whom I am talking has just
downloaded 28Mb of PDF to try and determine what has changed since last
time, and that's just a matter of logistics.

I've already pointed out on twitter that - at least as-of 2 days ago -
there was nothing about the operational security / virus / government agent
risk of someone walking into a Cryptoparty with something evil on a USB
stick.

Bad advice is worse than no advice at all, but both are worse than good
advice.

My advice: delete the PDF and produce several such somethings along the
lines of FAQs, a-la ancient shit like
http://cryptnet.net/fdp/crypto/keysigning_party/en/keysigning_party.html

    -a
-- 
http://dropsafe.crypticide.com/aboutalecm
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