20/09/2001 17:44:38, Niall O Broin <niall at linux.ie> wrote:
how can anyone tell us not to send mail encrypted?
isn't e- mail part of the old postal secret i.e. privat?
exept of course for this old east- german stuff of opening privat letters send by "westernese"
to some joe doze in the east !
and for me it's a matter of privacy rather than a matter of illigal activities.
and i always knew that the french are a bit over the top with regard to their reactions
concerning the "national security and cause":king lui the 15th or was it the 16th?
>>Well, if you're using steganography to pass information to others in image
>file, where those other others are expecting to receive information in that
>way, then you're fine, though as many others have pointed out, using text
>messages with a decent crypt system is probably a much more convenient means
>of so doing. Of course if you're a citizen of France, which makes use of
>crypto by its citizens illegal, or of some other major Western democracy
>which may do so in the future, then you might of course want to send crypto
>messages via steganography so that eavesdroppers don't know that you're
>doing illegal things.
>>If OTOH you want to use steganography to embed copyright information, you
>should be aware that it is not bulletproof.
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