[geekcrypt] Re: Crypto export law in US

  • From: Pid Zero <p1dz3r0@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "geekcrypt@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <geekcrypt@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 6 Jun 2014 18:36:27 +0100

My windows 8.1 boxes run TC perfectly with both FDE and containers.

On Friday, June 6, 2014, Karen Palen <karenpalensl@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> One point Steve Gibson brought up in his podcast
> https://www.grc.com/sn/sn-458.pdf
> "And so my theory is, imagine that these guys decide they're done. I mean,
> they created
> what they wanted. They have a piece of code. And now out comes Windows 8.
> Their code
> doesn't support the GPT. It only supports the master boot record. And
> there's the whole
> Windows 8 safe boot complication and all of that. So they're looking, if
> they want to continue to move this forward, at a substantial effort in
> order to give this thing Windows 8 compatibility. And they look around and
> think, you know, why? We're done."
> Speculation about the TrueCrypt devs, but I think he has a point about the
> work involved in supporting Windows 8!
> On 06/06/2014 06:26 AM, Stephen R Guglielmo wrote:
>> On Fri, Jun 6, 2014 at 9:22 AM, Bill Cox <waywardgeek@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> However, I feel *very* strongly that the first priority should be
>>> shipping a
>>> slightly updated tool with our rebranding, to start people transitioning
>>> from TrueCrypt to CipherShed, rather than having them switch to
>>> BitLocker.
>>> Every day we delay, we lose more users!
>> Yes! I agree that, although we're talking about a lot of the future
>> here, the actual priorities are to:
>> 1. Get the sources compiling on whatever systems we want to support
>> (Win, Linux, BSD?, Mac?)
>> 2. Rebrand it to comply with the TC3.0 license
>> 3. Release as 1.0
>> 4. THEN, work on future code improvements/fixes/etc.
> --
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