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[liberationtech] AdLeaks - a whistleblowing platform

Andrea St andst7 at gmail.com
Sun Jun 23 04:56:51 PDT 2013


it sounds different from globaleaks project. Am i right?

2013/6/23 Julian Oliver <julian at julianoliver.com>

> ..on Sun, Jun 23, 2013 at 10:15:13AM +0200, Jens Christian Hillerup wrote:
> > "We designed the AdLeaks system to work with partners who embed AdLeaks
> ads
> > or AdLeaks bugs into their web pages. Our ads contain code that encrypts
> an
> > empty message with the AdLeaks public key and sends the ciphertext back
> to
> > AdLeaks. This happens on all users' web browsers. A whistleblower's
> browser
> > substitutes the ciphertext with encrypted parts of a disclosure. The
> > protocol ensures that an adversary who can eavesdrop on the network
> > communication cannot distinguish between the transmissions of regular
> > browsers and those of whistleblowers' browsers. AdLeaks ads are
> > authenticated so that a whistleblower's browser can tell them apart from
> > other code. Consequently, whistleblowers never have to navigate to any
> > particular site to communicate with AdLeaks once our ads are sufficiently
> > widespread."
> >
> > http://www.adleaks.org/how.html
>
> Very smart approach. Congrats.
>
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