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I swear I sometimes feel like I'm going to have to move to Russia so I can live in a Free Country again. This crap is starting to get VERY old. The Feds need to step back and stop trying to play "Big Brother" with law abiding citizens of our Country.
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Too bad the article doesn't address the possibility of generating a rainbow table once they have the algorithm and salt.
Another case when people should be asking should we do it ... not just can we do it !
If my life depended on it I would not be sending unencrypted emails, and I would not be sending messages via gmail/yahoo mail/any other webmail account either ... so why would the bad guys? This is another pointless invasion of peoples privacy ...
we may not have a lot to worry about. NSA can't find it's own emails. The NSA Says It Can't Search Its Own Email : The Two-Way : NPRRegistered Linux user #526930
I'm not sure what to think of that?
On the one hand it's kind of reassuring to know that they're not omnipotent. On the other hand it's kind of spooky to think that idijits that can reach so far in to our private lives still haven't mastered basic stuff like exchange or sendmail yet.
But it all sounds like smoke blowing to me. I mean after all, Bluffdale will *supposedly* let them Hoover every piece of communications on the planet. I seriously doubt they're trying to dig through that one alias at a time.
Last edited by Steven_G; 07-30-2013 at 05:52 AM.
They may be able to collect a haystack of information or several hundred haystacks, but can they then go to the right haystack and pull out the needle?Registered Linux user #526930