[ciphershed] Re: VeraCrypt & TCNext are joining

  • From: Niklas Lemcke - 林樂寬 <compul@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: ciphershed@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2014 22:34:06 +0800

On Wed, 18 Jun 2014 10:07:36 -0400
"Jason Pyeron" <jpyeron@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Alain Forget
> > Sent: Wednesday, June 18, 2014 9:53
> > 
> > The website (https://veracrypt.codeplex.com) shows 
> > screenshots that definitely suggest it supports Windows 
> > (maybe exclusively?). The source history suggests the project 
> 
> It is licensed under the Microsoft Public License (Ms-PL)
> 
> But...
> 
> VeraCrypt is a free disk encryption software brought to you by IDRIX
> (http://www.idrix.fr) and that is based on TrueCrypt, freely available at
> http://www.truecrypt.org/.
> 
> So how did they change the license? Clean room development? Grant from the
> authors?
> 
> But they also say:
> 
> VeraCrypt storage format is INCOMPATIBLE with TrueCrypt storage format.

Right, that was it. What's happening to my brain. I'm interested to see
how tc.ch is gonna handle that.

> 
> And then in the source it has TrueCrypt License Version 3.0
> 
> My head is spinning....
> 
> > started a year ago.
> > 
> > Alain
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: ciphershed-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> > [mailto:ciphershed-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Niklas 
> > Lemcke - ???
> > Sent: Wednesday, June 18, 2014 09:47
> > To: ciphershed@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: [ciphershed] Re: VeraCrypt & TCNext are joining
> > 
> > VeraCrypt has been around for a while. As far as I remember it's not
> > Windows compatible though. (somebody correct me if I'm wrong)
> > 
> > On Wed, 18 Jun 2014 09:42:29 -0400
> > "Alain Forget" <aforget@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> > 
> > > Interesting; I wonder why we (or at least I) hadn't heard 
> > of VeraCrypt by now, and why there seems to only have been 
> > one person ever working on it, especially since the recent 
> > TrueCrypt "scare", which is what brought us together.
> > > 
> > > Alain
> > > 
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: ciphershed-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> > [mailto:ciphershed-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of PID0
> > > Sent: Wednesday, June 18, 2014 08:50
> > > To: ciphershed@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > Subject: [ciphershed] VeraCrypt & TCNext are joining
> > > 
> > > https://twitter.com/TrueCryptNext/status/479243071477932033
> > 
> 
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