[cryptome] Re: [Cryptography] Boing Boing pushing an RSA Conference boycott

  • From: Kathy Wittig <kmwittig@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "cryptome@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <cryptome@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2014 19:27:35 -0500

Indeed it is. 
Who has also financially backed each coup or destabilization... 
US and their reign of terror. 

KM Wittig
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On Jan 14, 2014, at 18:28, "Gary L. Wallin" <garylwallin@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

John is right.  This problem is too complex to be solved by just running off 
like Don Quixote and taking out windmills.
Finding a few scapegoats for the failures of nearly the whole IT infrastructure
will not get us to the the promised land.

Criticize R, S, and A for their real short comings, but don't pretend they are
the real enemies.  I believe Pogo explained that the real
enemy has been seen, and it is US.

Gary L. Wallin

> On 1/14/2014 4:34 PM, John Young wrote:
> If courageous, Rivest, Shamir and Adelson can be burnt in effigy.
> Their initials once were rightly world famous, and to smear these
> distinguished gentlemen by vulgar opportunistic protest instigated
> by noobs with less than zero comprehension of cryptography
> should be condemned not debated.
> James Bidzos raped the three once, twice, thrice, then hid his
> corporatorizing crime under skirts of EMC. Don't ravage his
> victims.
> Protest, sure, but demonstrate what to protest for effectiveness,
> not idiotic sloganeering of a logo. Hell, long-time duplicitous
> IBM deserves deeper anger than RSA. DES and much more.
> Go big and really bold. Protest the Waasenaar Arrangement,
> the greatest rigging of the dual-use technology market ever, and
> the world's greatest gang of cheaters, bribers, underhanded
> dealers of contraband, most of it lethal, far deadlier than crypto.
> Greenwald blogs there are cryptographers and comsec experts
> reviewing Snowden's material for future releases. Presumably
> the highly ethical reviewers have a clear shot at avoiding release
> of their own names and firms. They will cheat, that's certain.

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