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Re: Pervasive encryption: Pro and contra

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Sun, 17 Nov 2013 21:23:12 +0000
To: Mike Belshe <mike@belshe.com>
cc: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>, Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>, httpbis mailing list <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <58083.1384723392@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <CABaLYCvJ8wG9k6kJpxrnEX4EGBVHh2J1XLPwJFH_+n+Q=JbQSg@mail.gmail.com>
, Mike Belshe writes:

>TLS has not been banned in either China nor the USA.

Only because they found a smarter thing to do:

They subverted the CAbal and let everybody think they had privacy,
when in fact they have no such thing.

The even went as far as try to get the world to use an "Unsafe as designed"
NIST approved crypto algorithm, and despite the funny smell, the world did.

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