From: Liam Bedford (lbedford at domain lbedford.org)
Date: Fri 21 Sep 2001 - 11:14:14 IST
On Thu, Sep 20, 2001 at 05:44:38PM +0100, Niall O Broin came forth with:
> On Thu, Sep 20, 2001 at 02:49:26PM +0100, Silvan delaney wrote:
> > so what is the answer in view to my question than?
> 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.
Hmm.. as far as I know, that French law was dropped about 3 years ago. When
businesses started complaining that they were losing out. ICBW though.
I just saw a thing in this month's PCPlus magazine about steganography. They
were talking about how to mark copies of documents, so you know who leaked
them. There's a link to a page with information (it's not in front of me at
the moment :()
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